Tag: Ransomware

14-Year-Old Japanese Boy Arrested for Creating Ransomware

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Jun 08

On Monday, June 6th, 2017, Japanese authorities arrested a 14 year old boy in Osaka for allegedly creating and distributing a Ransomware virus. This is the first ever arrest of this kind in the country which related to Ransomware crime. This boy is a secondary school student in Osaka Prefecture. He has been charged with…

What is Ransomware and 10 Easy Steps to Keep Your System Protected

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May 18

As the name suggests, Ransomware is a piece of malware that doesn’t allow the victim to have an access to his data and the only way to have access to the files is by paying a ransom against it. On May 12th, 2017 we witnessed the biggest cyber attack by Wannacry Ransomware which affected various…