or cy·ber crime
[ sahy-ber-krahym ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌkraɪm /
criminal activity or a crime that involves the internet, a computer system, or computer technology: identity theft, phishing, and other kinds of cybercrime.
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historical usage of cybercrime
OTHER WORDS FROM cybercrimecy·ber·crim·i·nal [sahy-ber-krim-uh-nl], /ˈsaɪ bərˌkrɪm ə nl/, noun, adjective
Words nearby cybercrime
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Example sentences 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.
British Dictionary definitions for cybercrime
/ (ˈsaɪbəˌkraɪm) /
the illegal use of computers and the internet
crime committed by means of computers or the internet
Derived forms of cybercrimecybercriminal, noun
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