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UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

Mike Richards

It'll be The Computer Misuse Act 1990, Section 3ZA - 'Unauthorised acts causing, or creating risk of, serious damage.'

Punishments are up to 14 years in prison, or a fine, or both. Offenders can be sentenced to life imprisonment where their actions endanger human welfare or national security.

But first you have to catch the buggers.

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