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hacker

1. slang Someone skilled in computer programming. Any one of those IT guys could help you with your computer problem—they're all hackers.
2. slang Someone skilled in computer programming who uses this knowledge to gain unauthorized access to things like online accounts and computer files and systems. Some hacker accessed that credit card company's files over the weekend.
3. slang A poor or unskillful golfer. If you play with a hacker like him, you'll never get off the first tee, believe me.
4. slang A taxi driver. "Hack" is a nickname for a taxi, referring to a "hackney" carriage. Good luck finding a hacker around here—you're better off taking the bus.

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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Sometimes, hackers may also alter or erase sensitive data for other reasons such as to conceal evidence for criminal activities.ELUSIVE CULPRITSYou must be asking why security agents can't trace the hideouts of the attackers, nab them and make them pay for their crimes.
'Hackers can be fined from Rs0.2 million to Rs1 million for cybercrime and they can be imprisoned for three months to 14 years if the offence is proved.'
The hackers also changed the display picture of Bachchan to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Curious, self- taught and creative, Santiago is a role model for hundreds of thousands of aspiring hackers around the world.
San Francisco: The hacker, who earlier stole and posted personal data of close to 843 million users of various popular websites on a Dark Web marketplace, has now put up the fourth set of nearly 26 million hacked databases for sale.
Lingad's company officially launched its first product in 2017, claiming to be a first on its kind in Southeast Asia, which is a 'bug bounty platform' wherein ethical hackers are crowdsourced to infiltrate a company's website to find security weaknesses and recommend solutions.
Hackers found the first vulnerability in the Department of Defense 13 minutes after they began pummeling the Pentagon's online defenses.
Cyber security expert Sreedeep Ck Alavil said, " Many black hat hackers are involved in illegal activities like carding ( trafficking of credit card and bank account information) and selling hacked Facebook pages by using advanced spy applications.
Another noteworthy contribution lies in describing the social/ideological construction of hackers as a "problem population" (p.
It is to mention here that the Indian hackers have attacked and hacked more than 250 Pakistani websites.
Once such an email is opened, the hackers will install a Trojan" (named after the famous Trojan horse) on the unsuspecting user's computer.
Shahmeer Amir, the 21-year-old Multan-born hacker has at this young age, already found and reported around 870 bugs, according to ProPakistani.
(NYSE: MGT) has appointed Bryan Seely, an ethical hacker and author of Cyber Fraud: The Web of Lies, to its Hacker Advisory Board, the company said.
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