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e-crime

Syllabification: e-crime

Definition of e-crime in English:

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
  • There are disturbing signs that traditional British organised crime is waking up to the profits and uses of e-crime.
  • We don't know quite how bad things have become today—there are no reliable figures for e-crime.
  • People are said to fear e-crime more than mugging.

Derivatives

e-criminal

1
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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