It’s now an era when companies feel especially vulnerable to attacks from cyberspace – either hackers getting into their systems and holding them to ransom or exposing them to fun seekers who revel in creating havoc. Photo: Reuters

To catch a thief, it’s best to employ one

A new generation of so-called ‘white-hat hackers’, often ex-cons, has been created to help some of the world’s biggest organisations detect and fix system vulnerabilities

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It’s now an era when companies feel especially vulnerable to attacks from cyberspace – either hackers getting into their systems and holding them to ransom or exposing them to fun seekers who revel in creating havoc. Photo: Reuters
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