Ransomware maker arrested in Japan
2017-06-22, 08:24 AM,
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A 14-year-old in Osaka Prefecture has become the first person in Japan arrested for allegedly creating ransomware, the police said Monday.

The third-year junior high school student, who was arrested the same day, is suspected of combining free encryption programs to create ransomware, which makes computer files inaccessible unless a ransom is paid, the sources said.

“The male student apparently learned how to create it on his own,” a source said.

The student, who lives in Takatsuki, admitted to creating the malware program on Jan. 6 and uploading it to an overseas website where he lured people into downloading it via social media, the sources said.

Full news source - http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/06...Usi6pKGMnQ
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2017-06-22, 08:51 AM,
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Smart kid man Shock
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2017-06-22, 08:57 AM,
#3
Just wondering what his friends might be thinking :S
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2017-06-22, 09:07 AM,
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(2017-06-22, 08:57 AM)tamnga Wrote: Just wondering what his friends might be thinking :S

His friends must be feeling proud of him..
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2017-06-22, 09:17 AM,
#5
nice! smart kid for sure..
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2017-06-22, 11:12 AM,
#6
Worst way to get attention and a jail sentence.
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2017-06-22, 11:23 AM,
#7
He could have earned alot money with his brilliance.. that is bad man
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2017-06-22, 11:25 AM,
#8
WOW at the age of 14 !! Truly brilliant.. I wish i was that smart at this age
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2017-06-22, 11:38 AM,
#9
Not really smart enough.. because he got caught..
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2017-06-22, 03:48 PM,
#10
He is a prodigy kid xD
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