cybercrime

(noun) “[C]rime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person’s identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs” (Princeton University 2010).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: cybercrimes
  • A type of crime.
  • Variant form:
    • cyber-crime
    • cyber crime

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).