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English definition of “cyberterrorism”

cyberterrorism

noun [U]     /ˈsaɪ.bəˌter.ə.rɪ.zəm/ US  /-bɚˌter.ɚ.ɪ-/
the use of the internet to damage or destroy computer systems for political or other reasonsInternet terminology and abbreviations
(Definition of cyberterrorism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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