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cyberattack Syllabification: cy·ber·at·tack
Pronunciation: /ˈsībərəˌtak/

Definition of cyberattack in English:


An attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system.
Example sentences
  • As the complexity of both networks and systems increases, cyberattacks, in parallel, are becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect.
  • The system sends e-mails with information about cyberattacks.
  • Lines connect countries to Washington, D.C. Each line indicates a cyberattack on a House system that is presently occurring.
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