Jackie and Kaz talk about a cyber war which is taking place in Bangladesh; hackers from outside the country have attacked a number of government websites.
They also explain the meaning of a few phrases using the prefix 'cyber'. Find out more in 6 Minute English.
This week's question: What is the origin of the word 'cyber'? Is it:
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
Bangladesh cyber attack
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a person who illegally breaks into a computer or network, to get access to other people's information
- cyber attack
an assault against a computer system or network
- cyber war/ cyber warfare
the use of the internet, computers and other devices to attack another person(or company)'s information systems
the virtual, online world of computers and networks
a place which offers internet access as well as drinks and snacks
- did not specify
did not say, or give details about
- originated from
- in response to
in answer to, as a reaction to