Hacking laws

10 years prison time for hackers, Russia plans new law

The law, currently a draft, has been registered with State Duma’s lower chamber. It introduces a new article called “Illegal influence upon the crucial information infrastructure of the Russian Federation.”

A penalty of up to 1 million rubles ($15,700) and a prison sentence of up to 5 years has been proposed for creation and distribution for programs leading to destruction, blocking, or copying data from the Russian System.

The prisons time can be up to 10 years if the attacks conclude towards severe upshots.