Policing the virus writers: good news?

Monday, 7 March 2005, 1:40 PM EST

A recent spate of high-profile arrests of malware writers is no cause for comfort, say computer crime experts.

While law enforcement authorities have recently arrested numerous virus writers and hackers, these arrests--and the stiff prison sentences that may follow--are likely to discourage only the most casual malware writers, say experts, and will probably have minimal impact on hardened criminals, particularly those overseas.

By Scott Mace at PC World.

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