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Teen Arrested in Internet Worm Attack

The FBI arrests a Minnesota teenager on charges that he allegedly unleashed a version of the "Blaster" worm on the Internet weeks ago. Jeffrey Parson, 18, is not suspected of creating the more widespread, original version of Blaster. Parson's version is believed to have infected at least 7,000 PCs. Hear NPR's Chris Arnold.



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