NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Sasser computer worm author confesses in trial Posted by Mikko @ 16:20 GMT

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BERLIN (Reuters) - The man on trial for writing the Sasser computer worm which wreaked havoc in big businesses and homes across the world last year has confessed to all the charges against him, a German court said on Tuesday.

Katharina Kruetzfeldt, judge at the court in the western town of Verden, said Sven Jaschan, 19, admitted to data manipulation, computer sabotage and interfering with public corporations in one of the biggest Internet attacks of its kind.

Full story from Reuters.