Incidents

Retrial for teenage cyber vandal

Back in November we raised concerns about the limitations of UK cyber crime legislation.

We highlighted the ruling of a UK court that the actions of a teenager accused of sending millions of emails to his employer could not be considered a breach of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA), since it did not cause unauthorised changes to a computer as defined in the act.

A recent report indicates that the Court of Appeal has now overruled the original decision and decided that the case should be re-tried.

With new legislation announced in January 2006, and an update to the CMA in the pipeline, UK cyber criminals will be increasingly called to answer for their misdeeds.

Retrial for teenage cyber vandal

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Reports

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