Reply to post: Re: Hacking back against forged attacks

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Hacking back against forged attacks

"So Mallory impersonates Alice and attacks Bob. Doesn't need to be a big or effective attack."

swap "XYZ state-sponsored attack team" for Mallory, who hacks into Alice, attacks Bob and then disappears into the night, carefully deleting logfiles which might identify them.

Then sit back and enjoy the popcorn.

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