When you see an attacker on your network, it’s understandable to want to give them a taste of their own medicine. But how can you effectively anger intruders when “hacking back” is illegal?
“There are times when I have really wanted to strike back, but you can’t and you don’t,” says Gene Fredriksen, chief information security strategy for PCSU. However, there are several steps you can take to anger attackers without actively targeting them in response. The idea is to get the bad guy to think twice, he explains, and let them know you’re serious.
Read about some of the most effective ways to frustrate, deceive, and annoy attackers without risking legal consequences, on DarkReading.