The American-Israeli Jewish teen provided an orderly price list, a long list of conditions and a refund policy
Oded Yaron has worked at Haaretz since 2000 and writes about technology.
The two defendants, who were minors when the alleged offenses were committed, also earned over $613,000 from their illegal business
Unlike regular ransomware, this malware offers no option to recover files in exchange for payment
The app encourages users to identify websites and Facebook pages that feature anti-Israel statements and to present pro-Israel positions instead
'We still don’t know the source of the attack, but our assessment is that it's not a targeted attack against Israel'
Amit Serper discovers a simple mechanism that prevents the malware from encrypting computers and spreading onwards
WhatsApp messaging service owned by Facebook encrypts users' messages, but a software developer discovered users sharing Web links may be exposing personal information
Facebook's demand that any legal dispute with users be adjudicated in a California court is a discriminatory condition, Avichai Mendelblit says
Is North Korea Behind Global Cyber Attack? Identical Code Points Researchers Toward Possible Culprit
'There is no doubt functions are 100% the same,' says one researcher, but possibility remains that WannaCrypt developers copied code previously used by North Korea
'There has been no evidence of damage to essential and national infrastructure or of systematic harm to the economy,' National Cyber Defense Authority says