Sunday, September 24, 2006

19 year old Belgium female technology student known as 'Gigabyte' was arrested and charged with computer data sabotage for creating viruses. She says she never spread the viruses, she also created a virus in C#, her site has been taken offline and her computers were confiscated.

Links of Interest:
Gigabytes Guestbook: View or Sign
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"When people make guns, can you blame them when somebody else kills with them?" - "I only write them. I don't release them." She said.

Gigabyte in '02 did a interview with TechTV defending her work saying she never releases her viruses into the wild. If convicted she faces up to 3 years in prison and fines up to 250,000.