Hackers (黑客)seem mysterious and dangerous to many people.They use computer programming to enter other people's computers and steal their information.
36 We often see news about teenagers getting arrested because of hacking into emails,bank accounts or even national security sites.You may wonder how and why they become hackers at such a young age. The report explains more the group of teenager hackers.
According to the report,online resources make it easy for youth to pick up hacking. 37 And there are even websites built especially for them to attack so they can practice their skills.
The report also said that often the goal or the teenager hackers is not getting money,but a sense of pleasure.Xiaohao,a 15-year-old hacker from Sichuan, seemed to agree.“ 38 And we want to be known among other hackers," he told Chengdu Commercial Daily.
“ 39 Some can also do good activities, and that's where we should lead the young hackers," said Dr Alice Hutching from the University of Cambridge, the United Kingdom.
Hackers who do good activities are usually called white hat hackers.Instead of attacking the weakness of websites,they help find and fix them. 40 “I want to take part in the China Internet Security Conference, and maybe work in the internet industry one day," he said.
A.Many of these hackers start young.
B.We hack something just to see if we can.
C.White hat hackers usually do bad activities.
D.Many teenagers make a lot of money by hacking.
E.Xiaohao also wants to put his skills to good use.
F.Luckily,not all the hackers do criminal things.
G.Teenagers can learn the skills in hacking communities.