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Thursday March 31, 2005 4:08 pm

Blaster Virus Creator Gets A Break


Posted by Oscar M. Cantu Categories: Internet


Blaster VirusThe 19-year old that created the 2003 W32.Blaster-B worm will not have to pay Microsoft almost half a million for the damages he caused after all. Instead, Microsoft has agreed to let the teen pay off his debt by performing 225 hours of community service. According to the court document filed, the community service cannot involve computers or the Internet. The teen had already been sentenced to 18 months in prison and has to do 100 hours of community service for creating the worm that led to tens of thousands of infected computers. Maybe now he can do something constructive with his time instead of thinking up ways to cause havoc and cause many companies a lot of money trying to fix the mess – not to mention the head aches and stress IT personnel had to endure because of the attacks.

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$500,000 or 225hrs of community service?  Doing the math, that equates to just over $2000/hr of community service.

What I would rather see is him doing tech support until he pays off the $500,000. At minimum wage. In Texas at $5.15/hr, that’d take him..hrm…about 97,100 hrs. mwahahah.

That’s about 11yrs if he worked 24hrs a day, lol.

LOL! he has bossoms! hahahaha. 1 to many tittytwisters might have pushed him too far.

ARE YOU SERIOUS????
When I was working IT security, I had to pull 2- 60 hour weeks to help protect my company. Freaking douche is getting off easy…


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