"Two years ago, the Cates received a visit from men informing them that their server had become a conduit for Chinese spies. The Cates asked: “Are you from the N.S.A.?”The Chinese Hackers in the Back Office - The New York Times
One of the men had, in fact, worked at the National Security Agency years before joining a start-up company, Area 1, that focuses on tracking digital attacks against businesses. “It’s like being a priest,” said Blake Darché, Area 1’s chief security officer, of his N.S.A. background. “In other people’s minds, you never quite leave the profession.”"
Monday, June 13, 2016
The Chinese Hackers in the Back Office - The New York Times
For more Area 1 details, see A Computer Security Start-Up Turns the Tables on Hackers (NYT)