cyber warfare Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “cyber warfare” in the English Dictionary

"cyber warfare" in Business English

See all translations

cyber warfarenoun [U]

uk   us   INTERNET
the ​activity of using the ​internet to attack a country’s ​computers in ​order to ​damage things such as ​communication and ​transportsystems or water and electricity ​supplies: The use of cyber warfare can destabilise ​financialsystems, the ​telephonesystem or the ​energygrid. Cyber warfare has fundamentally ​changednationalsecurity because an attack can come from anywhere.
See also
(Definition of cyber warfare from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cyber warfare?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“cyber warfare” in Business English

Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More