Gearing up for hacking takedowns

Friday, 7 April 2006, 6:00 PM EST

Tracking hackers and their malware is a difficult job. It’s difficult to prove who is doing the hacking, and even more difficult to prosecute. But whether it is under the CAN-SPAM Act (albeit a horrible anti-spam law), U.S. Title 18, or myriad other state and federal laws, more hackers are going to prison. Gone are the days when they are treated like petty offenders and given a slap on the wrist. Finally!

At InfoWorld.

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