How to legislate against hackers

Tuesday, 14 March 2006, 1:59 PM EST

The new Police and Justice Act makes many changes to the criminal law, but anyone considering writing a virus, hacking a bank system, launching a phishing or denial of service attack or installing some of the dodgier tools that can be used to 'test' network security should pay particular attention to clauses 33 to 36.

At the BBC.

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