The thing about a Gorilla War...
is its impossible to win by force of might.
... you just never know when or where the next attack will happen and you have to spread your forces trying to cover all your bases.
Why would they hire hackers.... Who would these white hat hackers hack? They don't know who they are up against never mind what their email/facebook address is.
And how would they know the WhiteHats they have hired aren't the people they are trying to catch.
Much more likely the Goberment will draft some new legislation that says you can only access the intertubes with an aabacus and a piece of chalk.