[ sahy-ber-wawr-fair ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌwɔr fɛər /
computer-based attacks or covert computer infiltration of a network or other digital system to harm a military or other adversary: Cyberwarfare is an inexpensive mechanism used by smaller nations to even the playing field.
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Also cy·ber war·fare .
Words nearby cyberwarfare
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Because of the 'Net's decentralized nature, cyberwarfare is less like an artillery battle than it is like hand-to-hand combat.
Cultural definitions for cyberwarfare
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