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cyberterrorism

/ˈsaɪbəˌtɛrərɪzəm/
noun
1.
the illegal use of computers and the internet to achieve some goal
Derived Forms
cyberterrorist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for cyberterrorism
noun

terrorism conducted in cyberspace, where criminals attempt to disrupt computer or telecommunications service

Word Origin

cyber- 'cybernetics' + terrorism

Usage Note

computing

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