Australian Signals Directorate director-general Mike Burgess has warned private or public companies against hacking back to defend themselves against potential online attacks, as they would be breaking the law.
Nearly three years after a leak of NSA exploits by a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers disclosed the open secret that the agency keeps knowledge of vulnerabilities to itself, the Australian Signals Directorate, the equivalent agency Down Under, has posted a document indicating that it, too, does not disclose all vulnerabilities it finds, but retains some for offensive purposes.
The US Government has threatened to withhold intelligence from Germany if Berlin uses equipment from Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Techologies or other Chinese firms in its 5G networks.
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