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Passcode 15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity

The Christian Science Monitor's Passcode traveled across the country to meet these hacker kids who are hunting software bugs, protecting school networks, and helping to safeguard electrical grids.

Ann Hermes and Jacob Turcotte/The Christian Science Monitor
Story by Sara Sorcher and photos and videos by Ann Hermes.
To see the project in its original form, visit projects.csmonitor.com/hackerkids

Kids born after the year 2000 have never lived a day without the internet. Everything in their lives is captured in silicon chips and chronicled on Facebook. Algorithms track how quickly they complete their homework; their text message confessions and #selfies are whisked to the cloud.

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