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data miner

Something that extracts or gathers data from a computer. "Spyware" is a malicious type of data miner. IT is going to use a data miner to get us that information. I bet Ben put a data miner on my computer to spy on me!
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data miner

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From this point on, you will have to rely on data miners. Data miners have allegedly uncovered all of the steps, and you can see it (https://www.reddit.com/r/DestinyTheGame/comments/c88yfk/quick_text_quest_steps_for_lumina/) here.
These data miners (also referred to as data mules) are extremely skilled at socially engineering live agents and often tend to be more pleasant to deal with than the generally irate, legitimate customer, thereby leading to even greater success through agents who are eager and incentivized to please callers.
Vivino's data miners would do that wider world a service by including a category of best-rated wines under $25 or $30.
Data miners and market analysts have long perched themselves atop pop culture and general conversations by claiming full knowledge of changing trends and the ability to predict upcoming ones.
Data miners have uncovered information that suggests that the location will be based on Europe and feature locations such as a castle, a cosmodrome and more.The final name of the map is not yet known, with reports suggesting that it will be called Dihor Otok
If local data miners and business units have direct and easy access to collaborate with the headquarter-centric data science team, enterprise AI models are much easier to create.
She said the identity verification process, which involves private email servers open to data miners and manipulation, 'does not make sense'.
The identity verification process which involves private e-mail servers, open to data miners and manipulation, does not make sense.
Photos of boarding passes (with barcode displayed) help data miners collect information about your flight details, your frequent flyer account, and even travel plans.
Big data miners are seldom concerned with getting an accurate representation of who we 'really' are.
Why is it easier for data miners to obtain aggregate information than for doctors to gain access to the medical records they need to treat their patients?
The more information data miners aggregate into patient dossiers, the greater the possibility of re-identification, especially as computing power increases.
In this climate of confusion, a whole complex of political risk analysts and polling data miners are hawking their wares to asset management firms.
Along with concerns about the changing role of officers in collecting fines from drivers, Vigilant's program has also drawn criticism from the Electronic Frontier Foundation that it turns law enforcement agencies into "data miners." The group notes that participating law enforcement agencies are helping grow the company's massive database, which identifies the location of millions of vehicles at different points in time.
"Our capability to take down ISIS (ISIL) is a direct result of our collective sophisticated hackers, data miners, and spies that we have all around the world.