Computer misuse act

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  • Created by: Luke
  • Created on: 11-05-12 10:45

Hacking : an un-autherised user who attempts to or gains access to an information system.

Virus: A visus is a computer program written to cause mischeive and damages

Three main prisiples:

  • It is illegal to access un-authorised data - this includes music / movies ( piracy )
  • It is illegal to access un authorised data with the intent to commit a crime
  • It is illegal to access un-authorised data and change it or plant a virus ect

Offence 1:

  • Logged on to a computer as somebody else and they have not given you permission, then this is…


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