Meet Java developer arrested in Indonesia for allegedly trying to hack into schools

Meet Java developer arrested in Indonesia for allegedly trying to hack into schools

A Java developer has been arrested in Jakarta for allegedly attempting to hack the Indonesian education system, the National Police Agency said.

According to the police, a 32-year-old man, who has been named as B.J.S., was arrested on Monday after police received a tip-off that he had been in contact with an individual who had an interest in cyber crime, a police statement said.

B.J.’s alleged activities were of an international nature, and the case was being investigated by the national intelligence agency, the police said.

He has been charged with cyber crimes, which carry a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.

The case has not been officially reported.

A spokesman for the Indonesia government did not immediately respond to a request for comment.