The supposed author of the Sasser computer worm has been arrested in Germany, according to this AP article.
Apparently the author was identified by the Germans with the help of the American CIA and FBI. His name is reportedly Sven J. And, of course, he’s 18-years-old.
Why are all virus writers so young? It’s not that they are master programmers — they aren’t. Most worms have horrible bugs in them. No, it’s that the young kids simply have more time on their hands and less sense of responsibility.
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These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
Surgeons have successfully tested a pig’s kidney in a human patient
The test, in a brain-dead patient, was very short but represents a milestone in the long quest to use animal organs in human transplants.
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