hacker

(redirected from Computer hacking)
Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for hacker

someone who plays golf poorly

a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

a programmer for whom computing is its own reward

one who works hard at boring tasks

References in periodicals archive ?
Introduction to Computer Hacking, Exploits and Countermeasures - $2,749
London, Nov 30 ( ANI ): A referee called Dean Mohareb is being charged over allegations of computer hacking after Football Association computers were allegedly hacked.
NetCom Learning is an EC-Council accredited training partner providing approved coursework providing students with training in preparation for certifications such as the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI).
But this week's edition goes to the other extreme in a programme on computer hacking, encryption and cyber security.
American prosecutors say it is the largest computer hacking case ever uncovered in the US.
Law firm's investigation of computer hacking leads to criminal corporate espionage conviction
Summary: Tokyo: Japanese police Sunday arrested a man suspected of being behind a computer hacking campaign .
LONDON, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- A 52-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating computer hacking linked to business espionage, Scotland Yard said Tuesday.
appeals court has rejected an insurer's "direct loss" defense and ruled that a national retailer is entitled to recover nearly $7 million for a computer hacking claim.
The investigation is being run alongside two separate probes - Operation Elveden, which is looking at alleged corrupt payments to public officials, and Operation Tuleta, which concerns accusations of computer hacking and other privacy breaches, including the alleged hacking of stolen mobile phones.
Summary: A 55-year-old man has been arrested as part of a Metropolitan Police investigation into alleged computer hacking.
A MAN has been questioned by police investigating alleged computer hacking.
A SUSPECTED Scots victim of News of the World computer hacking last night spoke of his "bewilderment and shock" at being targeted.
aim to assist readers in understanding the dimensions of special populations in delinquency not discussed in typical texts: juvenile sex offenders and prostitutes, fire starters and arsonists, youth involved in domestic violence, and chronic offenders involved in computer hacking, graffiti, underage drinking and smoking, vandalism, gangs, and violence.
ComGuard, a value-added distributor for IT security products and solutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has launched the all-new version 8 of the Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) programme from EC-Council.
Full browser ?