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cyberterrorism

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noun cy·ber·ter·ror·ism \-ˌter-ər-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of cyberterrorism

  1. :  terrorist activities intended to damage or disrupt vital computer systems



1994

First Known Use of cyberterrorism

1994


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cyberterrorism

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noun cy·ber·ter·ror·ism \ˈsī-bər-ˌter-ər-ˌi-zəm\

Legal Definition of cyberterrorism

  1. :  terrorist activities intended to damage or disrupt vital computer systems

cyberterrorist \-ˌter-ər-ist\ noun



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