Chapter 7 Notes - 2

Chapter 7 Notes - 2 - years • Private Efforts to Combat...

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Ch. 7 Fighting Cyber Crime Problems of jurisdiction and identifying wrongdoer Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) o A person who accesses a computer online, without authority, to obtain classified, restricted or protected data, or attempts to do so, is subject to criminal prosecution Must access a computer without authority and take the data o Felony if value of data exceeds $5,000. Penalties include fines and prison up to 20
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Unformatted text preview: years • Private Efforts to Combat Cyber Crime o Private companies offering protective programs o Encryption – the process by which a message is transmitted into a form or code that the sender and receiver intend not to be understandable by third parties...
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