Wired: Hackware Author Arrested -- Maybe
Oct 05, 2002, 05:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian McWilliams)
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"When Scotland Yard jubilantly announced the arrest of a
London-based malware author nicknamed Torner last month, most
Internet users probably drew a blank.
"After all, Torner's Linux-based Tornkit hacking program was
hardly in the same league as Melissa or Love Bug, the mainstream
Windows worms created by David Smith and Onel de Guzman,
"But to Teresa Hall and a group of other system administrators
and Internet users, Torner was public enemy No. 1..."
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