Experts warn against hiring hackers

Monday, 23 May 2005, 12:02 PM EST

While a hacker may sound like the perfect person to hire to spot flaws in network security, they do not actually make for good employees in the industry, experts warn.

Hackers, who illegally access and tamper with computer network systems, often have ethics and values that contrast sharply with those of most companies, even after they try to "go straight". They can therefore have a hard time learning to play by corporate rules, said Louise Yngstroem.

At Australian IT.

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