EU Weighs Sanctions Against Cyber Crimes Amid China Concerns

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by hawki, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "The European Union is looking to get tough on cyber crimes.

    Technocrats representing the EU’s 28 governments will meet in Brussels on Friday to discuss expanding the bloc’s sanctions regime to punish companies, states and individuals involved in cyber crimes, adding to signs of increasing alarm about alleged Chinese and Russian activity targeting Western networks.

    An internal memo circulated before the meeting of the EU’s working-group on cyber issues, and seen by Bloomberg, lists data breaches, intellectual property theft, attacks on IT infrastructure, and stealing of classified information among the offenses punishable with asset freezes and travel bans..."
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