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cyberwarfare Line breaks: cyber|war¦fare
Pronunciation: /sʌɪbəˈwɔːfɛː/

Definition of cyberwarfare in English:


[mass noun]
The use of computer technology to disrupt the activities of a state or organization, especially the deliberate attacking of information systems for strategic or military purposes: professional programmers are being hired by governments intent on waging cyberwarfare
More example sentences
  • The Air Force asked for proposals to plan for and manage cyberwarfare, including the ability to launch superfast computer attacks and withstand retaliation.
  • Security specialists have been predicting for some time that there would be extensive use of cyberwarfare in the conflict.
  • While Clarke may have felt stymied at times by D.C. bureaucracy, clearly he led the way in elevating the possibility of cyberwarfare to the front of national consciousness.
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