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Teen Hackers: 10 Stories Of Young Code-Crackers

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Over the past two years, we've seen a ton of stories about teenage tech geniuses who have pushed legal boundaries by cracking the codes of governments and other major institutions, sometimes from their own bedrooms. Hacking may have been a pastime of Mark Zuckerberg's back at Harvard, but computer-sleuthing has landed some of these young hackers in jail. From a 15-year-old who broke into over 250 websites to the 18-year-old who took down Lady Gaga, click through the slideshow below for some of the most unbelievable teen hackers who have made headlines recently.

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