cybertheft

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Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ theft

Noun[edit]

cybertheft (countable and uncountable, plural cyberthefts)

  1. Theft carried out by means of computer technology.
    • 2008, Markus Jakobsson, Zulfikar Ramzan, Crimeware: understanding new attacks and defenses
      Security software firm McAfee estimates that cybertheft and vandalism cost the US economy $20 billion per year.

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