Criminals recruiting teens for life of cybercrime

Criminals recruiting teens for life of cybercrime

Criminals are using online forums and discussion boards to recruit similarly tech-savvy youths to a life of cybercrime, according to Andy Archibald, Deputy Director of the National Cybercrime Unit.

The development comes as more and more teenagers are becoming wired in to a digital environment from an early age, honing potentially dangerous skills such as coding and hacking. Technology chat rooms and posting boards are the perfect place for criminals to scout the next generation of highly skilled teens.

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