GCHQ has launched a code-breaker challenge as part of its attempts to unearth fresh talent from unconventional sources.
The signals intelligence agency’s
canyoucrackit challenge invites would-be codebreakers to crack a visual code at canyoucrackit.co.uk The campaign will be supported in social media channels, including blogs and forums.
GCHQ traditionally recruits graduates but it is also keen to employ talented self-taught codebreakers and those with an interest in ethical hacking too, an audience traditional recruitment schemes and advertising campaigns might miss. The agency has no interest in recruiting anyone who has even dabbled in criminal hacking — via redwolf.newsvine.com