“[B]y issuing commands to the software which changed the instructions to the hardware, taking it off its normal course of action and shutting down the phone lines, defendant 'altered' a computer program. . . .”
- People v. Versaggi, 518 N.Y.S.2d 553, 557, 136 Misc. 2d 361 (N.Y. Crim. 1987) (full-text).