Morocco to try suspected computer worm author

Monday, 5 September 2005, 1:56 AM EST

An 18-year-old math student will go on trial in Morocco this month for unleashing computer worms that disrupted the networks of major U.S. firms, a Justice Ministry official said.

The FBI last week announced Moroccan Farid Essebar's arrest in Rabat as well as the arrest in Turkey of 21-year-old Attila Ekici.

By Souhail Karam at Computerworld.

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