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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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The malicious software has been coded so that on this date, the phone's wallpaper will be replaced with the one seen above right, hinting that hacktivists rather than cyber-criminals may be behind this app.
The report details hacktivist activity from Q2, with at least 20 global attacks reported in Q2 alone, and with the majority allegedly at the hands of LulzSec.
cyber-crime trend will be more hacktivist activity; groups hacking each other,
With #opTurkey, the hacktivist collective plans to "attack every Internet and communications asset of the Turkish government.
The four hacktivists took part in a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks between August 2010 and January 2011 against PayPal and Visa, among others.
Having a badge does not give you legal permission to murder freely," recites a self-proclaimed member of the hacktivist collective in a video uploaded recently to the Web.
Anonymous has traded blows with members of the Westboro Baptist Church before, such as when the hacktivist group (https://twitter.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Hacktivist group Anonymous has taken down the Delhi Police website over its reaction to weeklong protests sparked by the brutal gang-rape of a young woman, urging authorities to bring the rapists to justice.
The site, founded in 2003, has been linked with the creation of hacktivist group Anonymous, and a group of its members recently attempted to rig Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' poll to ensure Kim Jong-un finished top.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Internet hacktivist group Anonymous declared cyberwar on Israel, posting personal data of five thousand Israeli officials online.
David Moon of Swartz's anti-internet censorship group Demand Progress said the hacktivist "refined advocacy for the progressive and open-information movement," News.
The depth of the problem was revealed on Christmas Eve when hacktivist group Anonymous started a name and shame campaign called "Operation Pedo Hunt.
4 ( ANI ): Notorious hacktivist group Anonymous have reportedly targeted a former owner of a "revenge porn" website.
Two other alleged members of the hacktivist group LulzSec also appeared in court, with 25-year-old Ryan Ackroyd (aka Kayla) from Mexborough, Doncaster pleading not guilty to taking part in the DDoS attacks.
23 ( ANI ): Notorious hacktivist group Anonymous cost global e-commerce firm PayPal 3.