or cy·ber crime
- criminal activity or a crime that involves the Internet, a computer system, or computer technology: identity theft, phishing, and other kinds of cybercrime.
Origin of cybercrime
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Examples from the Web for cybercrime
The cybercrime organization can access virtually ‘unlimited’ proceeds.
“In the place of guns and masks, this cybercrime organization used laptops and the Internet,” Lynch elaborated.
- the illegal use of computers and the internet
- crime committed by means of computers or the internet
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