The seven biggest cybercrimes in history

6. Sven Jaschan

In 2004, Sven Jaschan released the infamous Netsky and Sasser worms on his 18th birthday, which effected the entire globe. It was reported that 70 per cent of infected computers in the first half of 2004 were as a result of the worms. Though the estimated damage was $500m, experts believed that it could have been more as it disabled Delta Air Lines’ computer system, causing the cancellation of several flights.

Microsoft put a bounty of $250,000 on his head. He was captured three months after the manhunt was implemented.

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