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Blaster Investigation Turns Murky

Conflicting reports have emerged about the fate of a Romanian man suspected of being the author of a version of the Blaster worm. Romanian police on Thursday officially denied reports they had a suspect in custody for allegedly creating the W32.Blaster-F worm, according to a report from the Associated Press. However, the Romanian antivirus company that fingered the 24-year-old suspect say he is at police headquarters in Iasi, Romania, and cooperating with police. “They’re not denying it any more,” says Mihai Radu, communications manager for Softwin SRL, a computer security company based in Bucharest. “We’ve been talking to (the police) today. They’ve identified the subject and are investigating him,” Radu adds. Full Story

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