Senate Bill Targets "Countries of Cyber Concern"

Foreign countries that fail to crack down on cyber criminals operating within their borders could face a host of new economic penalties if a Senate bill becomes law. That legislation, authored by Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), aims to cut down on the growing number of "countries of cyber concern" -- states in which fraud schemes, cyber attacks and computer hacks targeting the United States are routinely plotted, they said.