Definition of cyberwar in English:

cyberwar

Syllabification: cy·ber·war
Pronunciation: /ˈsībərˌwôr
 
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noun

  • The use of computers to disrupt the activities of an enemy country, especially the deliberate attacking of communication systems.
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    • There have been similar cyberwars between China and Indonesia, China and Taiwan and China and Japan.
    • It also makes you wonder how much damage these cyberwars could really do.
    • Most hackers involved in either the Palestinian-Israel or U.S.-China cyber conflicts were veterans of previous international cyberwars.

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