noun. crime 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.
- criminal offense
- crime (English)
- crimen (Latin)
- cyber- (English)
Sentences with cybercrime
1. Verb, base form
Each year, more than $600 billion is lost due to cybercrime.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The first step to safeguard your small business from cybercrime, theft and fraud is to create a security policy.
Unlike crimes committed in the physical world, cybercrime requires little to no investment to be carried out.