Hackers: If You Cant Beat them, Recruit theem


Sebastian Schreiber's face lights up with a mischievous grin and his eyes gleam with excitement as he talks about computer hack attacks.

"Cross side scripting or SQL injection attacks -- these are really clever," said the man some describe as one of Germany's leading hired hackers. "It's fascinating to cheat computer systems, to break into systems to identify security holes and to demonstrate to our customers that we're able to compromise their systems."

The 34-year-old is not a criminal hacker, but a so-called hired hacker.

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 15th January 2006 9:44PM