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Blaster author identified, about to be arrested...
From: JC Dill <nanog () vo cnchost com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 08:59:13 -0700



(08-28) 20:31 PDT WASHINGTON (AP) --

The FBI has identified a teenager as the author of a damaging virus-like infection unleashed on the Internet and plans to arrest him early Friday, a U.S. official confirmed Thursday.

The 18-year-old, whose name and hometown was not immediately available, was accused of writing one version of the damaging "Blaster" infection, which spread quickly across the Internet weeks ago, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

<http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2003/08/28/national2331EDT0797.DTL&type=printable>


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