Jack Chappell is accused of supplying software that crashes websites
Razvan Muresan, a Bitdefender public relations specialist is backdropped by a screenshot of the message displayed on computers affected by the latest cyberattack, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A new, highly virulent strain of malicious ransom software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda), photo: AP/Vadim Ghirda
03 of July 2017 13:37:06
LONDON – An 18-year-old student in northwestern England has been charged in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of nearly a dozen multinational firms.Jack Chappell is accused of supplying software that crashes websites by flooding them with data and with running a help-desk for cyber criminals.