A prefix used in a growing number of terms to describe new things that are being made possible by the spread of computers. Cyberphobia, for example, is an irrational fear of computers. Cyberpunk is a genre of science fiction that draws heavily on computer science ideas. Cyberspace is the non-physical terrain created by computer systems. Anything related to the Internet also falls under the cyber category.
Words that use the cyber prefix include the following;
- cyber crime
- cyber forensics
- Cyber Monday
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