The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

The Need for Specific Penalties for Hacking in Criminal Law

Table 1

Comparing each country's criminal law.


LegislationNetwork Act, 48Criminal Law, 202(a)CFAA
(18 U.S.C 1030)
Criminal Law, 285
Criterion for punishmentAccess abusing their authorityAccess without authorizationExceeds authorized accessIntrusion actions
3 years3 yearsOver 10 years3–7 years
FeatureIn distributed lawsIn Criminal LawSevere punishmentPunish acts of indirect

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