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1

Why was the Computer Misuse Act introduced?

The Computer Misuse Act was introduced to stop hacking and cyber crime. It introduced three new offenses

2

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)

3

When was the Computer Misuse Act introduced?

The Computer Misuse Act was introduced in 1990.