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The use of computers and other devices to attack an enemy's information systems as opposed to an enemy's armies or factories. (See information warfare.)

Nearby words

cyberspace, cybersquatting, cyberstalking, cyberterrorism, cyberwar, cyberwarfare, cyborg, cybrid, cyc, cyc., cycad
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Examples from the Web for cyberwarfare

  • Because of the 'Net's decentralized nature, cyberwarfare is less like an artillery battle than it is like hand-to-hand combat.

    Obama's Internet Misfire|Douglas Rushkoff|May 29, 2009|DAILY BEAST