(redirected from Cyber war)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Cyber war: Cyber terrorism
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for cyberwar

an assault on electronic communication networks

References in periodicals archive ?
It wants to maintain the supremacy it enjoys in "cyber war against military targets" and electronic spying but advocates an international treaty against cyber-attacks on civilian infrastructures, which have increasingly been digitalized in the US.
It talks extensively about the application of existing international laws in the context of cyber operations and cyber war. Its 2.0 version was adopted in 2013 as a second edition and authored by nineteen experts of international law.
Noting that Israel has different possibilities in the cyber field and has held several drills to launch a cyber war against Iran, he said, "We should prepare for confrontation against possible threats by them in electronic warfare."
This year's lineup strikes a balance of arts and intellect, ideas and imagination, history and humor, and also will include spirited discussions about cyber wars, politics, the economy and the military.
Cyber war is a phenomenon worth discussing with countries in the Middle East.
Powers & Michael Jablonski, The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom, Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2015, 288 pp., $25.00 (paperback).
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan presents Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, now in an unabridged audiobook rendition.
I am writing in praise of Eric Poole's editorial on "The Cyber War on Guns." I am 75 years old and still shoot my guns at a local range.
"This possibly reflects the increased focus in this area brought about by high-profile data breaches and the much-publicised US-UK cyber war games carried out during the year."
I don't think governments with Anonymous hackers can win the cyber war against Daesh.
T underground Indian hackers have joined hands with online hacktivist group Anonymous in a cyber war against ISIS following the Paris attacks.
Cyber War in Perspective: Russian Aggression against Ukraine analyses how cyber attacks have been integrated into modern warfare.
Likewise, cyber war may be defined as "the use of computers to disrupt the activities of an enemy country, especially the deliberate attacking of communication systems" [2].
While the phrase "cyber war" may elicit images of cyberterrorism, Powers and Jablonski use the term to describe the "state-centered battle for information resources," manifest in the "variety of ways that the Internet is used to further state economic and military agendas" (p.
The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom goes beyond debates of democratic access to and freedoms of the new information technology to consider the political, economic and geopolitical influences on changing internet freedom policies, and considers the latest emerging doctrines covering the internet's regulation and usage.