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hacker

1. n. a taxi driver. You wonder how some of these hackers keep their licenses.
2. n. a sloppy or inefficient computer programmer. This program was written by a real hacker. It’s a mess, but it works.
3. n. a generally unsuccessful person. Poor Pete is just a hacker. He’ll never go any place.
4. n. someone who breaks into a computer electronically. Some hacker broke into our computer!
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Indian hackers claim the goal of # OpParis is to expose social media accounts and websites run by members of ISIS, which has claimed responsibility for Paris attacks.
Hacker Medzi Kioz hacked the site in response to a cyber attack on Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) official website which was hacked by Indian hacker 'Black Dragon' on Wednesday.
Since it was such a low level site, it is possible that the hack attack was just part of a training exercise for hackers the Iranian government is training for more meaningful attacks later.
The hackers also asked the government file complain against Shadoow008 to Federal Investigation Authority (FIA).
We would make all efforts to deter hackers from further attacks.
Unlike the ICA attack which was cited as 'revenge for 26/11', the page inserted by Pakistani hackers did not suggest ideological motivations, but simply revenge.
The video shows a series of commands quietly triggered by simulated hackers having such a violent reaction that the enormous turbine shudders as pieces fly apart and it belches black-and-white smoke.
Late last year, UCLA officials alerted 800,000 people that personal information may have been exposed; a hacker had achieved access to a database of current and former students.
Targeted Attacks -- Whereas hackers used to cast a wide net and attacked any and all available networks, today's methods employ a surgically precise method.
But Watters believes the hacker threat is subsiding, and can be dealt with largely through traditional anti-virus products.
Headquartered in Napa, CA, ScanAlert makes web sites secure from hackers and certifies it to their customers with a HACKER SAFE(R) certification mark.
Brazilian hackers often target people in industrial countries, such as the United States, as well as wealthy marks in their own country.
Understand, however, there are no foolproof security measures; hackers have cracked some of the most secure Web sites--the U.
Thankfully, author Dan Verton is not an alarmist who hysterically views hackers as the bane of modem civilization.