Cyberterrorism In The Media

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The media have produced their own definitions and examples of cyberterrorism even though to be classed as cyberterrorism it needs the four elements. To date, there have not been any cyberterrorist attacks if considering the definition provided by Kenney (2015). Cyberterrorism is a product of framing and interpretation, in which meaning is given to the world via language, images and other discursive practices: be they pictures of hand grenades, discussion of hypothetical ‘doomsday’ scenarios, or headlines about ‘malicious computer worms’.

Jarvis et al. conducted an experiment and searched for particular keywords in media outlets in relation to cyberterrorism. They found that 25% of stories in their study metioned cyberterrorism without examining

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