22C3 - 2.2

22nd Chaos Communication Congress
Private Investigations

Marco Gercke
Day 1
Room Saal 4
Start time 12:00
Duration 01:00
ID 405
Event type Lecture
Track Society
Language English

Cybercrime Convention

Hacking on its way to become a criminal act?

Within the topic of international regulation attempts in the field of Cybercrime (CoE Convention on Cybercrime & EU Council Framework Decision on Attacks against Information Systems) a number of Member States is planning to implement "hacking"-provisions in their national criminal law. This development could lead to a criminal sanctions not only for hacking acts committed with criminal intent but also for testing network security.

The presentation is giving an overview about the specification of the international regulations – focussing the chances for the Member States to make restrictions to the specifications in order to keep more liberal criminal law provisions.

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