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- Warfare taking place on the Internet, as by disrupting critical online services.
2014 April 6, David E. Sanger, “U.S. tries candor to assure China on cyberattacks”, in The New York Times:
- Many [computer attacks of Chinese origin] are believed to be linked to cyberwarfare units of the People's Liberation Army acting on behalf of state-owned, or state-affiliated, Chinese companies.
warfare taking place on the Internet