Incident for Robert Morris 1989-01-01

First Name Robert
Other Name Tappan
Last Name Morris
DOB Unknown
Age 25
Gender male
Location US
Wiki Robert_Tappan_Morris
Information Creator of and first person convicted of making computer worm. Morris worm was developed in 1988, while he was a graduate student at Cornell University. He said it was designed to gauge the size of the Internet. He released the worm from MIT, rather than from Cornell. The worm exploited several vulnerabilities to gain entry to targeted systems.
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs Unknown
Date Of Crime Unknown
Occupation Public Services
Crime(s) Malware
Sector(s) Private equity
Charge(s) Computer fraud Computer abuse
Authorities FBI
Authorities Statement view
Lawyers Joseph Flood
Prosecutors Dana J. Boente
Judges Claude M. Hilton
Seized Yes
Seizure Date 1989-01-01
Seizure Info unknown
Convicted Yes
Convicted Date 1990-12-01
Sentenced Yes
Sentenced Date 1990-12-01
Sentenced Information three years of probation, 400 hours of community service
Sentenced Jail Yes
Sentenced Months 36
Sentenced Probation Yes
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Fined Yes
Fine Amount 10050



Bailed No
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Bail Refused No
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Bail Skipped No
Free Release No
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Date 1990-12-01 00:00:00 UTC
Location rejected