Stiffer cyber laws to crack down on botnets, spyware

Monday, 4 June 2007, 11:30 AM EST

Federal lawmakers confronting a plague of botnet infections, denial-of-service extortion schemes and spyware are going on the counter-offensive with two new bills that would make it easier for federal prosecutors to charge cybercriminals, while bringing computer intrusion under the ambit of the mob-busting RICO Act.

Together, the Cyber-Security Enhancement Act and the Internet Spyware (I-SPY) Prevention Act would represent one of the more significant updates to federal computer-crime law in the last two decades.

At Wired.

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