http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/internet-crime/287474-government-wants-to-stiffen-penalties-for-hacking

QUOTE: The Obama administration argued to the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday for legislation that would impose minimum sentences for anyone convicted of attacks or attempted attacks on critical infrastructure. The administration’s proposed updates the Cyber Fraud and Abuse Act would also make it clear that RICO, the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, a major law enforcement tool against organized crime, applies to such offenses.