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cyber- US English

Relating to electronic communication networks and virtual reality

cyber US English

Of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality

cyber US Thesaurus

our relationship was more cyber than face-to-face

Cyber Monday US English

The Monday following Thanksgiving, promoted by online retailers as a day for exceptional bargains

cyberlaw US English

Laws, or a specific law, relating to Internet and computer offenses, especially fraud or copyright infringement

cybersex US English

Sexual arousal using computer technology, especially by wearing virtual reality equipment or by exchanging messages with another person via the Internet

cyberwar US English

The use of computers to disrupt the activities of an enemy country, especially the deliberate attacking of communication systems

cyberattack US English

An attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system

cybercafe US English

A cafe that offers Internet access on computers that it owns, or via Wi-Fi on patrons' computers

cybercast US English

Another term for webcast.

cybercrime US English

Crime conducted via the Internet or some other computer network

cybercrook US English

A person who commits criminal activities by means of computers or the Internet; a cybercriminal

cyberspying US English

Another term for cyberespionage.

cyberthreat US English

The possibility of a malicious attempt to damage or disrupt a computer network or system

cyberculture US English

The social conditions brought about by the widespread use of computer networks for communication, entertainment, and business

cyberespionage US English

The use of computer networks to gain illicit access to confidential information, typically that held by a government or other organization

cybersquatting US English

The practice of registering names, especially well-known company or brand names, as Internet domains, in the hope of reselling them at a profit

cyberstalking US English

The repeated use of electronic communications to harass or frighten someone, for example by sending threatening emails

cyberterrorism US English

The politically motivated use of computers and information technology to cause severe disruption or widespread fear in society