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Submission + - Modest Proposal For Stopping Hackers: Get Them Girlfriends (informationweek.com) 1

kierny writes: Hackers/crackers who get arrested are typically male and young adults--if not minors. Why is that? According to research by online psychology expert Grainne Kirwan, it's because the typical hacker "ages out" once they get a girlfriend, job, kids, and other responsibilities that make it difficult to maintain their hacking/cracking/hacktivist lifecycle. Could that finding offer a way to help keep more young hacking enthusiasts out of jail?
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Modest Proposal For Stopping Hackers: Get Them Girlfriends

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