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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

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With the website of the Philippine National Police under constant intrusion, the police information technology management service (ITMS) has decided to deploy 'ethical' hackers to thwart the intruders.
Indian hackers are reportedly attempting to spy on Pakistani users by hacking their mobile phones through WhatsApp video calling feature.
Naturally, each hacker prefers to receive information from the other hacker, but is reluctant to give information, though there are benefits from joint information sharing.
Pakistani hackers uploaded the national flag on the website and issued stern warning to Indian hackers that all bank accounts, credit cards and other Indian government online activities are in danger.
The Journal said the Navy has been upgrading its security systems to foil hackers, but hadn't gotten to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet before the hackers struck.
The hackers have alleged that Shdoow008 is responsible of the attack as he defaced some Bangladeshi website.
Hackers initiated three attacks towards iThrough's website last month, making the website near standstill.
Pakistani people should not worry because Pakistani Hackers (are) alive," the hacker added.
The SPORT model's spectacular blend of beauty and performance will, without question, evoke the same kind of passion felt by collectors of classic Hackers.
Hobson's comments came after a video of power station hacker damage was released to the US media.
With UCLA, a far more sophisticated--yet still at large--hacker or hackers pulled off true datatheft.
Because of its targeted nature, it is harder for security vendors to isolate the attack thereby giving the hacker more time to do damage.
Microsoft is the biggest target in part because it's the most widely deployed operating system in the world, but also because the hacker community resents "closed source" applications like Windows.
Detectives said they didn't know the reason for the slaying of Neil Hacker, 24, of Lancaster, who was shot in the back of the head and left with his feet hanging out the SUV's rear doors in an auto-detailing bay.