cyber-terrorism

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Noun1.cyber-terrorism - an assault on electronic communication networks
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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The St Johnstone manager's referring to what he calls 'Internet terrorism', the kind that comes from laptops and smart phones and is carried out by the social network's faceless, but troublesome, subscribers.
"Internet terrorism and fundraising have become the new impetus for terrorists to carry out their plans," Kyrgyz Republic's State Committee for National Security Deputy Chief Kolbai Musaev said.
Bruce Willis stars in this tale of internet terrorism - and our hero takes on all-comers in fine style.

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