California

Code Section
Penal Code 502

Mental State Required for Prosecution
Knowingly, willful for additional punitive or exemplary damages

Misdemeanor
Access; introduce virus; traffic in providing access; theft of services valued under $400, fine up to $5000 or imprisonment in county jail for up to 1 year, for first offense that doesn’t result in injury

Felony
Access plus scheme to defraud; alter, damage or destroy hard/software valued over $5000; theft of services valued over $400; access and alters, destroys, uses, copies, damages data or disrupts computer services punishable by fine up to $10,000 or imprisonment in county jail for 1 year, for offense that results in injury or 2nd or subsequent offense

Attempt Proscribed
No

Civil Action
Yes


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