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 amendments in the Bill will enable the NIA to additionally investigate offences related to human trafficking, counterfeit currency, manufacture or sale of prohibited arms, cyber-terrorism and offences under the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.
KARACHI -- A district court on Tuesday confirmed an interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Jillani in a case pertaining to alleged cyber-terrorism, hate speech and making defamatory remarks about state institutions.
"There might be a need to toughen our law against cyber-destabilization or cyber-terrorism," the lawmaker noted.
Russia is studying China's legislative experience in fighting corruption, cyber-terrorism and cross-border crime on the Internet, the Russian State Duma deputy, chairman of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control Vasily Piskarev told Russian reporters, Trend reports referring toTASS.
The incident is a classic example of cyber-terrorism as defined in the cybercrime laws of Pakistan.
The countries exchanged views on relevant regional security issues, reviewed progress of implementation of earlier resolutions, joint efforts to counter challenges and threats emanating from extremism, results of the seminar on counteraction to cyber-terrorism in Hangzhou, he said.
It's not that evident yet to most Filipinos beset by the more immediate issues of rising prices and falling real wages, of runaway crime and corruption, but intelligence authorities in the US are again flashing warning lights on cyber-terrorism.
ATEENAGER who rocked the US intelligence community when he blagged his way into top officials' accounts in a campaign of "cyber-terrorism" has been locked up for two years.
"With the emergence of new threats including cyber-terrorism and bio-terrorism and the increasing exposure of organisations to traditional threats such as fraud, systems failure, natural disasters, product recalls and more, a resilient approach to business strategies and agile restoration of your business operation is essential," he added.
ROME, Oct 20 (KUNA) -- Interior Ministers of the G7 countries and representatives from social media companies agreed to cooperate against cyber-terrorism, as well as exchange of information over Syrian city of Raqqah.
This strategy aims to combat cyber-terrorism, in particular through broadcasting spots to sensitize young people about the seriousness of the scourge of terrorism.