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Definition of cyberattack noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cyberattack

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪbərətæk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪbərətæk//
 
 
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the act of trying to damage or destroy a computer network, computer system or website by secretly changing information on it without permission Fourteen people were arrested for launching a cyberattack on the company’s website. compare cyberthreat