White-Hat Hackers to the Rescue

Stateline: Hackers aren’t always sneaky, black-hat cybercriminals out to steal information and wreak havoc. Sometimes, they’re the good guys — ethical hackers who uncover security flaws to help prevent the bad guys from winning.

That community of white-hat hackers is exploding, from tech-savvy high school students who discover bugs on websites to large companies that help businesses and government uncover vulnerabilities within their computer networks.

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