NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, January 28, 2005

One sentence, one arrest Posted by Ero @ 20:31 GMT

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Jeffrey Lee Parson, the teenager responsible for a minor variant the Blaster worm has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he pleaded guilty. More info here

In an unrelated, but worth mentioning case, a Spaniard was arrested on charges of creating and distributing an email worm we detect as Pawur, also known as Tasin. The case has never got too far outside the Spanish speaking world, as that was the language the worm used in its messages.