DoS attacks deemed illegal in Sweden

Tuesday, 20 February 2007, 6:48 PM EST

Denial of Service attacks (DDoS), where targets are deluged with requests for information, will be made a criminal offence in Sweden from 1 June.

According to a draft amendment to existing hacking laws, perpetrators will face a maximum sentence of two years' imprisonment. There are currently no laws banning the attacks in Sweden.

At The Register.

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