Thursday 23 June 2022 03:29 PM Teenager, 18, charged with creating virus which 'crashed hundreds of global ... trends now

Thursday 23 June 2022 03:29 PM Teenager, 18, charged with creating virus which 'crashed hundreds of global ... trends now
Thursday 23 June 2022 03:29 PM Teenager, 18, charged with creating virus which 'crashed hundreds of global ... trends now

Thursday 23 June 2022 03:29 PM Teenager, 18, charged with creating virus which 'crashed hundreds of global ... trends now

Teenager, 18, is charged with creating computer virus which 'crashed hundreds of financial institutions including Nationwide bank and server hosting boxing match between rapper KSI and YouTube star Logan Paul' Josh Maunder, 18, allegedly made a computer virus that crashed global banks  He faces 21 charges, Newtownards Magistrates Court in Northern Ireland heard The server hosting a boxing match between rapper KSI and Logan Paul was hit Maunder, from Bangor, County Down, did not appear in person for the hearing

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A teenage boy was today charged with creating a computer virus which 'crashed hundreds of financial institutions' across the world.

Although he did not appear at Newtownards Magistrates Court in Northern Ireland, 18-year-old Josh Maunder was charged with 21 offences.

They included 13 charges of doing an unauthorised act impairing the operation of a computer, two counts each of making an article intended it to be used for computer misuse, obtaining an article to commit an offence and possessing articles in connection with fraud.

Maunder, from Bangor, Co Down also

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