Definition of cyberattack in English:


Line breaks: cyber|attack
Pronunciation: /ˈsaɪbərətak


  • An attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system.
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    • As the complexity of both networks and systems increases, cyberattacks, in parallel, are becoming more sophisticated and harder to detect.
    • The system sends e-mails with information about cyberattacks.
    • Lines connect countries to Washington, D.C. Each line indicates a cyberattack on a House system that is presently occurring.

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