An influential group of MPs has put forward suggested reforms to the UK cyber laws, to take account of 21st Century computer crime.

The All-Party Internet Group wants to see changes to what it sees as an "outdated" Computer Misuse Act. The report calls for denial-of-service attacks - in which servers are deluged with information from thousands of PCs - to be made a specific crime. It also recommends an increase in the length of jail sentences for hackers.

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