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Symbiot launches DDoS counter-strike tool

Security company Symbiot is about to launch a product that can hit back at hackers and DDoS attacks by lashing out with its own arsenal of tricks, but experts say it may just be a bit too trigger-happy. Symbiot, a Texas-based security firm, is preparing to launch a corporate defence system at the end of March that can fight back against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and hacker attacks by launching a counter-strike. In advance of the product launch, Symbiot’s president, Mike Erwin, and its chief scientist, Paco Nathan, have outlined a set of “rules of engagement for information warfare”, which they say should be part of corporate security policy to help companies determine their exact response to an incoming attack. Full Story

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