03/25/2013 09:55 am ET Updated Mar 24, 2014

Hacker High: To Attract Hacking Talent To The Public Sector, Homeland Security Starts Young

In the eighth grade, Arlan Jaska figured out how to write a simple script that could switch his keyboard’s Caps Lock key on and off 6,000 times a minute. When friends weren’t looking, he slipped his program onto their computers. It was all fun and games until the program spread to his middle school.

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