cyberwarfare

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EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ warfare

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cyberwarfare ‎(uncountable)

  1. Warfare taking place on the Internet, as by disrupting critical online services.
    • 2014 April 6, David E. Sanger, “U.S. tries candor to assure China on cyberattacks”[1], The New York Times:
      Many [computer attacks of Chinese origin] are believed to be linked to cyberwarfare units of the People's Liberation Army acting on behalf of state-owned, or state-affiliated, Chinese companies.

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