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                    [Title] => 'Love Bug' hackers fall
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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) raided yesterday the Manila apartment of the suspected author of the "ILOVEYOU" computer virus, and detained a young and computer-literate couple. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1196490 [AuthorName] => by Jose Aravilla, with Sheila Crisostomo, BenjieVilla, Perseus Echeminada, wire reports [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 83719 [Title] => AMA stude eyed as 'Love Bug' hacker [Summary] =>

A renowned computer privacy expert in the United States has traced the authorship of the "ILOVEYOU" e-mail virus or "Love Bug" to a student at the AMA Computer College in Manila, the Washington Post reported yesterday.

Richard Smith, a Massachusetts computer expert who helped track down the author of last year's "Melissa" virus, told the Post that other programs created by the author of the "Love Bug" included a notation that the creator was a student of the computer school owned by former Philippine Y2K adviser Amable Aguiluz.

As this developed, Philippine Na [DatePublished] => 2000-05-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1189221 [AuthorName] => by AFP, Jose Aravilla, BenjieVilla, Liberty Dones [SectionName] => Technology [SectionUrl] => technology [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 83717 [Title] => 'Love bug' hacker is Pandacan man, 23 [Summary] =>

The person behind the devastating "ILOVEYOU" computer virus creating havoc on computer systems worldwide is a 23-year-old male from Pandacan, Manila, a Philippine Internet service provider said yesterday.

"The hacker hid behind a screen of hacked e-mail accounts and pre-paid Internet user cards," said Jose Carlotta, chief operating officer of Access Net Inc., a Manila Internet company.

Access Net is the owner of Supernet, a pre-paid Internet services provider.

The computer virus, called the "Love Bug," first spread through two e-mail addresses in the Philippines. [DatePublished] => 2000-05-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Technology [SectionUrl] => technology [URL] => ) ) )

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