UK looks to get tough on cybercrime

Tightening up existing legislation will help UK authorities to prosecute hackers better and put them in prison longer – but analysts question whether the moves will constrict an explosive growth in costly cybercrime. The UK has sought to tighten the CMA (Computer Misuse Act) of 1990 to more precisely target DoS (denial of service) attacks. Other legal cases in recent years have also brought into question whether the law, composed of three sections, was keeping up with rapid changes in technology…

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