Brisbane man arrested for distributing spyware to thousands of cyber criminals since age 15

Jimmy Pezzone reports:

An Australian man was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing a hacking tool to thousands of cyber criminals worldwide. The 24-year-old hacker is charged with creating and selling a remote access trojan designed to steal personal information and spy on unsuspecting targets. The virus creator made over $300,000 selling the tool, most of which appears to have been used on take-out and delivery items since age 15.

Jacob Wayne John Keen, 24, was arrested for allegedly selling a trojan virus named Imminent Monitor to cyber criminals, domestic violence perpetrators, among others from as many as 128 different countries.

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