Victoria to table new laws on computer crime

Thursday, 12 September 2002, 12:39 AM EST

Tough new legislation to combat hackers and those who knowingly spread computer viruses will be tabled in the Victorian parliament today.

Victorian Attorney-General Rob Hulls said a range of new offences had been created to take into account the latest advances in computer technology.

The new offences contained in the Crimes (Property Damage and Computer Offences) Bill would carry a maximum sentence of 10 years' jail, Mr Hulls said.

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