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News Summary: Silicon Valley fights cybercrime

The Associated Press

CORPORATE RESPOSIBILITY: Experts say high-tech firms from Silicon Valley should provide the front lines in the increasingly aggressive fight against overseas hackers.

HACK BACK: Analysts say some U.S. companies are considering cyberattacks of their own against hackers as retaliation, even though it's illegal.

GOVERNMENT ROLE: The U.S. government has stepped up efforts to thwart cyberattacks, but those efforts are mainly focused at protecting its own secrets, especially regarding military operations and technologies. Chinese President Xi Jinping and American counterpart Barack Obama will talk cybersecurity this week in California.