Computer Hacking: Laws & Consequences

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Which of the following activities does not comprise computer hacking?

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1. The set of rules that govern against computer crimes in the United States is found in the

2. Computer criminal activities include

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this short multiple-choice quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of computer hacking and the law. You should be familiar with the type of penalty levied when damage related to a computer is $5,000 or more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will gauge what you know about:

  • Computer hacking and other related criminal activities
  • Governing rules against computer crimes in the United States
  • Crimes related to a computer that result in damage of $5,000 or more
  • When a Class B misdemeanor is levied under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about computer hacking and the law
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about activities that are considered computer crimes and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding crimes that are a Class B misdemeanor

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Computer Hacking: Laws & Consequences. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of what is considered computer hacking
  • A summary of penalties for computer criminal acts
  • What the CFAA covers
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