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The Digital Vigilantes Who Hack Back

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Estimates suggest that ninety per cent of American companies have been hacked.

Credit: Golden Cosmos

One day in the summer of 2003, Shawn Carpenter, a security analyst in New Mexico, went to Florida on a secret mission. Carpenter, then thirty-five, worked at Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, on a cybersecurity team.

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