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UK government proposes life sentences for catastrophic cyber attacks

UK government proposes life sentences for catastrophic cyber attacks

If your internet attack is considered a threat to national security, you could be sentenced to life imprisonment under newly proposed legislation.

I asked Robert Schifreen and Steve Gold - the men who hacked into the Duke of Edinburgh’s Prestel mailbox in the 1980s - what they thought.

Read my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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