Andrew Connell

New Job: Virus Informant/Detective

Not like I didn't believe it when I heard they announced a bounty on the authors of viruses and worms, but it's very cool to see it actually come to fruition! Microsoft Corp. today announced that two individuals who helped identify the creator of the notorious Sasser Worm in 2004 will share a reward of $250,000 (U.S.). The author of the worm, arrested in May 2004, was found guilty Friday by a court in Verden, Germany, and handed a sentence of one year and nine months on probation and 200 hours of community service. » Microsoft to Pay Reward to Sasser Worm Informants, author sentenced ...

Not like I didn’t believe it when I heard they announced a bounty on the authors of viruses and worms, but it’s very cool to see it actually come to fruition!

Microsoft Corp. today announced that two individuals who helped identify the creator of the notorious Sasser Worm in 2004 will share a reward of $250,000 (U.S.). The author of the worm, arrested in May 2004, was found guilty Friday by a court in Verden, Germany, and handed a sentence of one year and nine months on probation and 200 hours of community service.

» Microsoft to Pay Reward to Sasser Worm Informants, author sentenced

Andrew Connell
Developer & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.