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Japanese 13-Year-Old Arrested For Virus Creation 150

Posted by timothy
from the at-least-it's-not-singapore dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Last year, Japan criminalized virus creation and just saving a virus on [one's] own computer. According to Yomiuri Shimbun, Kyoto police have arrested a 13-year-old (Japanese language original), second grade of junior high school student from Tokyo, for allegedly creating a computer shutdown virus and operating an exchange board of hackers. Kyoto police also arrested a 23-year-old construction worker for allegedly teaching how to make a virus on their board and saving a virus on his computer."
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Japanese 13-Year-Old Arrested For Virus Creation

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