Computer crime laws worry security pros

Friday, 29 September 2006, 1:15 AM EST

Moves by several European countries to tighten laws against computer hacking worry security professionals who often use the same tools as hackers but for legitimate purposes.

The U.K. and Germany are among the countries that are considering revisions to their computer crime laws in line with the 2001 Convention on Cybercrime, a European-wide treaty, and with a similar European Union measure passed in early 2005.

At InfoWorld.

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