Jun 12

Shades of grey

Tag: (i)realidad,Informática LegalJoaquim Anguas @ 11:05 am

The feds are so comfortable in this ethically-challenged landscape in large part because they are also the largest single employer… on both sides. One in four U.S. hackers is an FBI informer, according to The Guardian. The FBI and Secret Service have used the threat of prison to create an army of informers among online criminals.

While security dudes tend to speak in terms of black or white hats, it seems to me that nearly all hats are in varying shades of gray.»

I, Cringely: «When Enginyeers Lie».