"Hackers are often seen as pests, and a nuisance. When they band together, however, and especially when they are sponsored by a state, their potential power is huge. Bright minds in the U.S. are aware of this and regularly urge the government and private companies to take action. More resources can always be used to train cyber experts, build a defensive architecture, and increase situational awareness." -- from the link
Our hackers are good. We weaken or delay nuclear ambitions. Their hackers are bad. Evil. They steal our intellectual properties from which we collect license fees in perpetuity.
A wise chief once said, "pale face speaks with forked tongue."