MI5 Hires Teens to Combat Hackers

According to news reports, 50 youths were hired by MI5 to fight cyber attacks. Attacks have already been traced by the new cyber professionals to China, Russian, and Pakistan. The youths have also discovered messages from terrorists in a maximum security prison.

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