Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday June 18, 2011

Japan Criminalizes Malicious Virus Creation

Addressing the ever growing cybercrime escalation, the Japanese parliament has passed legislation making the creation of computer viruses a criminal act. Similar legislation has been previously voted down because of privacy concerns.

The law controversially allows data to be seized or copied from computer servers that are connected via online networks to a computer seized for investigation.