Hackers can do more than snoop

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 10:18am EDT

Homeland Security News is reporting that if hackers can steal a company's top- secret data, they can just as easily destroy a company's network. Richard Bejtlich, chief security officer for Mandiant, a cyber-security company, said not only are hackers getting into networks to steal huge amounts of intellectual property but they can also permanently erase data.