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2005-07-07 14:08:45

BERLIN (Reuters) -- Prosecutors have asked for a two-year suspended jail sentence for the man who wrote the Sasser Internet worm that wreaked havoc in big businesses and homes worldwide last year, a German court said on Thursday. The court in the western town of Verden said the defense had argued for a one-year probation as a maximum sentence for 19-year-old Sven Jaschan, who has confessed to creating the worm and pleaded guilty to all charges. The prosecution also wants Jaschan to perform...

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2005-07-05 10:28:17

VERDEN, Germany -- A German teenager confessed to creating last year's Sasser worm as he went on trial Tuesday on charges including computer sabotage, a court official said. The trial of Sven Jaschan, 19, was being held behind closed doors in the northwestern town of Verden because he was a minor at the time of the offense. He entered the courthouse through a side door and did not speak to reporters. After proceedings began, Jaschan "admitted to the alleged offenses in every detail," court...


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