When Robert Clark meets with large corporations and government agencies that have been hacked, many express the same feeling. They want revenge.
But the impulse to strike back is fraught with legal danger, said Clark, operational attorney for the U.S. Army Cyber Command, who plans to deliver that message on Thursday in a speech at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.
Dropbox's ongoing investigation into a possible security breach has not produced any evidence that its systems have been infiltrated, according to an update Friday to the company's user forum.
"As of today, we've found no intrusions into our internal systems and no unauthorized activity in Dropbox accounts," said the update, posted last Friday.
Drivers can talk with each other via Bluetooth phone connections, ask their cars for directions and dial up satellite radio. The same cars use electronic components to signal the gas pedal to accelerate and control stability.
What increasingly worries scientists is that entertainment computers could be manipulated to tell the safety computers what to do.
Victoria Police raided the headquarters of The Age newspaper, seizing computers and documents with the purpose of finding evidence to prove that journalists illegally hacked into the computers belonging to the Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Last year in November, after being alerted by a whistleblower, The Age journalists began investigating a story that claimed ALP was collecting private information on voters without their knowledge. The issue seemed serious especially since it was believed that a large number of people had access to the data.