information warfare

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information warfare

n
1. (Computer Science) the use of electronic communications and the internet to disrupt a country's telecommunications, power supply, transport system, etc
2. (Military) the use of electronic communications and the internet to disrupt a country's telecommunications, power supply, transport system, etc

information warfare

Information operations conducted during time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries. Also called IW. See also crisis; information; information operations; operation.
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Noun1.information warfare - the use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries; "not everyone agrees that information warfare is limited to the realm of traditional warfare"
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"