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September 3, 2003 | From Associated Press
The parents of a high school senior charged with distributing a version of the Internet worm that crippled computer networks worldwide said their son was a "good kid" who had never been in trouble with the law. Bob and Rita Parson spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show. They said they were still shocked about the federal charge, and had had no idea their 18-year-old son, Jeffrey Lee Parson, had anything to do with the attack.
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September 3, 2003 | From Associated Press
The parents of a high school senior charged with distributing a version of the Internet worm that crippled computer networks worldwide said their son was a "good kid" who had never been in trouble with the law. Bob and Rita Parson spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show. They said they were still shocked about the federal charge, and had had no idea their 18-year-old son, Jeffrey Lee Parson, had anything to do with the attack.
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July 9, 2005 | From Associated Press
The creator of the "Sasser" Internet worm, which caused millions of dollars in damage worldwide, won't be going to jail despite his conviction Friday on charges including computer sabotage. Sven Jaschan, 19, who was fingered with the help of reward money from Microsoft Corp., instead got a 21-month suspended sentence and was ordered to do community service.
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August 30, 2003 | Jube Shiver Jr., Times Staff Writer
A Minnesota teenager was arrested Friday and accused of distributing one of the computer infections that slowed global Internet traffic and shut down some corporate networks this summer. Federal law enforcement officials said 18-year-old Jeffrey Lee Parson of Hopkins, Minn., was charged with one count of intentionally causing or attempting to cause damage to a computer.
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