Flashcards in Computer Misuse Act Deck (3)
Why was the Computer Misuse Act introduced?
The Computer Misuse Act was introduced to stop hacking and cyber crime. It introduced three new offenses
What were the three new offenses
Gaining unauthorised access to a private network or device (e.g through hacking)
Gaining unauhorised access to one of these in order to commit a crime
Unauthorised modification of a computer material. (e.g make, supply or obtain malware)