Definition of infowar in English:

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infowar

Pronunciation: /ˈinfōˌwôr/

noun

1Hostile actions against an enemy’s information infrastructure.
Example sentences
  • Did U.S. infowar commandos smuggle a deadly computer virus into Iraq inside a printer?
  • The hacker known as ‘The Analyzer’ was sentenced Thursday in Israel to six months of community service for a series of intrusions into US Defense Department computers that triggered America's first full-blown infowar false alarm.
  • It might be that Mr. Schily does not know anything about infowar, but I know a lot of countries see attacks coming at their computers from other countries.
2A propaganda war waged via electronic media.
Example sentences
  • He seems a whole lot saner then he sounds on-air and on infowars.
  • Especially in light of the Defense Secretary's blueprints for an escalated infowar of propoganda-making, media-hijack and story planting, etcetera, I think you are right.
  • My guess is that early on in this war, the Department of Defense was instructed to leave Infowar operations to the State Department and the CIA.

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Syllabification: in·fo·war

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