Definition of “cyber warfare” - English Dictionary


“cyber warfare” in Business English

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cyber warfarenoun [ U ]


the activity of using the internet to attack a country’s computers in order to damage things such as communication and transport systems or water and electricity supplies:

The use of cyber warfare can destabilise financial systems, the telephone system or the energy grid.
Cyber warfare has fundamentally changed national security because an attack can come from anywhere.
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(Definition of “cyber warfare” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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