Definition of e-crime in English:

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e-crime

noun

Another term for cybercrime. the survey found that fewer than a quarter of companies even reported e-crime to the police
More example sentences
  • A good starting point would be developing a globally harmonized framework of legislation against e-crime.
  • We have a look at the latest techniques being used to stop e-crime.
  • The government is shortly due to publish its Framework Strategy for e-crime.

Derivatives

e-criminal

noun
Example sentences
  • E-criminals take advantage of new broadband technology to infiltrate spamming software into computers, often in private homes.
  • The report said the days when the e-criminal was a "lonely hacker searching for attention" are long gone.
  • Software firms should be forced to pay up if their customers fall victim to e-criminals because of security flaws, an influential Parliamentary group said today.

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Syllabification: e-crime

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