cyberhacking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ hacking

Noun[edit]

cyberhacking (uncountable)

  1. computer hacking; the act of breaking into computer systems
    • 1995, David James Clarke, Novell's CNE study guide for NetWare 4.1
      White-collar crimes include cyberhacking and political espionage.
    • 2004, L. Jean Camp, Stephen Lewis, Economics of information security (page 95)
      There are many well known examples of cyberhacking.
    • 2009, Jennifer E. Sims, Burton L. Gerber, Vaults, mirrors, and masks: rediscovering U.S. counterintelligence
      In many cases gangs use bribery, cyberhacking, and other methods to infiltrate police departments for information or intelligence.

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