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Hackers for Hire

An investigation into Russia's hackers, which seeks to discover why the country's cybercriminals are so proficient.

Is it the way they are educated?

Russian hackers are gaining a worrying reputation as skilled proponents of cybercrime and cyberwarfare.

Sarah Rainsford travels to Moscow to meet a 20 year old who claims to have penetrated Russian, Georgian and US government computers.

She investigates why Russian hackers are becoming so proficient, meets students learning the arts of cyber defence and attack and asks the Russian cyberpolice what they are doing to rein in the criminals.

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25 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Mar 2010 11:05GMT

Broadcasts

  • Thu 11 Mar 2010 10:05GMT
  • Thu 11 Mar 2010 15:05GMT
  • Thu 11 Mar 2010 20:05GMT
  • Fri 12 Mar 2010 01:05GMT
  • Sat 13 Mar 2010 06:05GMT
  • Sat 13 Mar 2010 18:05GMT
  • Sun 14 Mar 2010 11:05GMT

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