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cybercrime

[sahy-ber-krahym] /ˈsaɪ bərˌkraɪm/
noun
1.
criminal activity or a crime that involves the Internet, a computer system, or computer technology:
identity theft, phishing, and other kinds of cybercrime.
Origin
Related forms
cybercriminal [sahy-ber-krim-uh-nl] /ˈsaɪ bərˌkrɪm ə nl/ (Show IPA), noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cybercrime

cybercrime

/ˈsaɪbəˌkraɪm/
noun
1.
the illegal use of computers and the internet
2.
crime committed by means of computers or the internet
Derived Forms
cybercriminal, noun
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Contemporary definitions for cybercrime
noun

a crime committed on a computer network, esp. the Internet

Examples

Identity theft is a cybercrime.

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