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The Regulation of Crimes Against Information Systems in Hungary
The Regulation of Crimes Against Information Systems in Hungary

Author(s): Kitti Mezei
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Civil Law
Published by: Universul Juridic
Keywords: system; cyber challenges; fraud; crimes; computer protection system; device; information system;

Summary/Abstract: The aim of this study to present the legislation of the Hungarian criminal law in relation to cybercrime in the light of the European Union’s effect on it. Since cybercrime has a transnational nature it presents a great challenge for legislators and law enforcement as well as on an international and on a national level like in Hungary too. The paper also deals with the most current and dangerous cyber challenges such as DDoS attacks and ransomware through demonstrating how these committed cyber-attacks are considered to be punished in accordance with the Hungarian Criminal Code’s provisions. Introducing the following crimes: breach of information system and data, compromising or defrauding the integrity of the computer protection system or device and information system fraud.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 203-216
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English