14-Year-Old Japanese Boy Arrested for Creating Ransomware


Japanese authorities have arrested a 14-year-old boy in Osaka, a prefecture and large port city, for allegedly creating and distributing a ransomware malware.

This is the first such arrest in Japan which involves a Ransomware-related crime.

Ransomware is a piece of malware that encrypts files on a victim’s computer and makes them inaccessible until the victim pays a ransom, usually in


Source: TheHackersNews 14-Year-Old Japanese Boy Arrested for Creating Ransomware