Sven Jaschan's trail is scheduled to begin July 5th.
Jaschan, a 19-year-old from Waffensen in Lower Saxony, was arrested in May 2004
and subsequently confessed to releasing the Sasser worm and several Netsky
variants. German firewall company Securepoint, hired Jaschan in September 2004
as a security programmer.
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