Virus writers laugh at laws

Tuesday, 8 March 2005, 10:17 AM EST

Virus writers have little to fear, a security firm said Monday, and know they can practice their craft with near impunity.

The most recent Bagle explosion "shows once again how helpless legislation is in the face of cybercrime," said Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs in a statement posted to its security site. "Cybercrime laws are local, and are specific to individual countries. But virus writers aren't constrained by national boundaries.

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