cybercrime

cybercrime

[sahy-ber-krahym]
noun
criminal activity or a crime that involves the Internet, a computer system, or computer technology: identity theft, phishing, and other kinds of cybercrime.

Origin:
cyber- + crime

cybercriminal [sahy-ber-krim-uh-nl] , noun, adjective
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cybercrime (ˈsaɪbəˌkraɪm)
 
n
1.  the illegal use of computers and the internet
2.  crime committed by means of computers or the internet
 
cyber'criminal
 
n

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Main Entry:  cybercrime
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a crime committed on a computer network, esp. the Internet
Example:  Identity theft is a cybercrime.
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