Tag Archives: Denial of Service

Police and Justice Act 2006

Police and Justice Act 2006

Reference: UK/2006/C/48 The Police and Justice Act 2006 updates the law in order to address IT denial of service attacks. It also deals with fortfeiture of indecent photographs of children. Overview of the Act The Act establishes a National Policing Improvement Agency; makes provision about police forces and police authorities and about police pensions; makes provision about […]

Computer Misuse Act 1990

Computer Misuse Act 1990

The Computer Misuse Act 1990 makes provision for securing computer material against unauthorised access or modification. The Computer Misuse Act was created to criminalize unauthorized access to computer systems and to discourage the more serious criminals from using a computer to assist in the commission of a criminal offence or from impairing or hindering access to data […]