cyberheist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ heist

NounEdit

cyberheist (plural cyberheists)

  1. A robbery that takes place in cyberspace or on the Internet.
    • 1998, PC World (volume 16, issues 7-9, page 487)
      With a little effort, you can avoid falling victim to a cyberheist.
    • 2006, Newsweek (volume 147, issues 1-13, page 161)
      They need Ford's expertise to pull off a cyberheist.
    • 2010, Richard L. Daft, Dorothy Marcic, Understanding Management
      The banking community is plagued by sensational cyberheists []
Last modified on 7 December 2012, at 16:29