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cyberterrorism

(ˈsaɪbəˌtɛrərɪzəm)
n
1. (Law) the illegal use of computers and the internet to achieve some goal
2. (Computer Science) the illegal use of computers and the internet to achieve some goal
ˈcyberˌterrorist n
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cyberterrorism

[ˈsaɪbəˌterərɪsm] Nciberterrorismo m
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Every day, the agency catches a million attempts to infiltrate its computer systems by hackers and cyberterrorists intent on stealing taxpayer data.
This perfect weapon is entrusted to the Section 9 security division, who handle the threat posed by cyberterrorists.
Disruption is set in the immediate future: an age when cyberterrorists network on Twitter, ditch traceable IP addresses, and take down government tech support with the click of a button.
The other 14 were a mixture of alleged aspiring recruiters and cyberterrorists.
Twitchell, a subject matter expert for the Department of Defense, feels innovation is crucial to defeating cyberterrorists.
Another is paying these cyberterrorists through bitcoin (malware operators demand bitcoin because it is not traceable), and then hoping they give you the key to decrypt it.
After 9/11, security experts and politicians have warned about the threat that cyberterrorists could "hack[ ] into government and private computer systems [to] crippl[e] the military, financial, and service sectors of advanced economies.
Simultaneously, the number and sophistication of hackers, criminals and cyberterrorists seeking to exploit vulnerabilities in these networks and systems continues to grow.
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said: "Everything is being done to find those who carried this out, punish them, re-establish the programmes and prevent cyberterrorists threatening freedom of expression in the future.
BRITAIN and America are teaming up to fight cyberterrorists with a new joint spy force in the wake of hacking attacks by North Korea and Islamic extremists.
25) Cyberterrorists possess the capabilities to cause major disruptions in banking, pharmaceuticals, air traffic control systems, or electronic power systems.
NCIS' Season 12, Episode 10 Spoilers: Gibbs Rules, Emotional McGee, Cyberterrorists In Mid-Season Special (http://au.