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Sasser worm author may face 2 years

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Sasser worm author may face 2 years

In closing arguments, German court officials have recommended putting 19 year-old Sven Jaschan behind bars for two years for creating the “Sasser” computer worm that spread to computers worldwide in 2004. However, the sentence would be contingent on his actions over the next three years.

If Jaschan does not run afoul of the law within that time period, he would not have to serve the two-year sentence in a youth detention center. According to the court, the defense had asked for a one-year suspended sentence.

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