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Introduction Computer systems are considered the most efficient data storage systems. Computer programs dictate computer operations and are supposed to be accessed by authorized personnel only. The rampant cases of cybercrimes have made it vital to set computer laws such as the New York Penal Law, to deal with these crimes. The New York penal law describes unauthorized use of a computer as the act of knowingly using, causing to be used, or accessing a computer, computer service or network without authorization (Schmallegeret al., 2014). In the case between Kodak Corporation and Nentarz, its employee and the defendant, Nentarz is accused of unauthorized use of a computer because he changed computer instructions without authorization (Schmallegeret al., 2014). The law also explains computer trespass as the offense of unauthorized use of a computer. The distinguishing feature of computer tampering that differentiates it from other computer crimes is that it involves the use of a computer to sabotage its intended operation (Schmallegeret al.,
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  • Spring '16
  • Law, Computer program, Penal law, Schmallegeret

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