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In the wake of the Caffrey trial verdict in the UK I felt compelled to write an opinion piece on what this verdict and, in particular the style of defence, means for the information security community.

This verdict sets a potentially dangerous precedent with regard to hacking cases. In the future, any defendant charged with such an offence could attempt to compromise their own system, in order to employ a similar defence in the event of capture. The accused in this case used what is known in ...

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