|Computer Worm Traps Child Porn Offender in Germany|
|Reuter News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Tue, 20 Dec 2005 12:48:56 -0600
A child porn offender in Germany turned himself in to the police after|
mistaking an email he received from a computer worm for an official
warning that he was under investigation, authorities said on Tuesday.
"It just goes to show that computer worms aren't always destructive,"
The 20-year-old was caught out by a version of the "Sober" worm, a
The trap was set when the man got an email saying "an investigation is
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