Originally Published: Thursday, 20 January 2000 Author: Derrick H. Lewis
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Cyber-crooks face radical new laws.

[SCMP] Radical laws to combat a dramatic surge in computer crime may be on the way. The news came yesterday as a special team of government lawyers started targeting cyber-crooks. The unit will consider making it a crime to refuse demands from investigators for the "key" to coded information stored on computers.