- a person that hacks
- (slang) a computer fanatic, esp one who through a personal computer breaks into the computer
system of a company, government, etc
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, black hat
, white hat
, script kiddie
Translations for 'hacker'
- British English: hacker A computer hacker is someone who tries to break into computer systems, especially in order to get secret information.Once inside their systems, the hackers stole information.ˈhækə NOUN
- Arabic: قُرْصان الكُمْبيوتِركمبيوتر
- Brazilian Portuguese: hacker
- Chinese: 电脑黑客
- Croatian: haker hakerica
- Czech: hackerPC
- Danish: hacker
- Dutch: hacker
- European Spanish: pirata informático
- Finnish: hakkeri
- French: pirate informatique
- German: Hacker Hackerin
- Greek: χάκερ
- Italian: pirata informatico
- Japanese: ハッカー
- Korean: 해커
- Norwegian: hacker
- Polish: haker hakerka
- Portuguese: pirata informático
- Romanian: infractor cibernetic infractori cibernetici
- Russian: хакер
- Spanish: pirata informático
- Swedish: hackare
- Thai: ผู้ที่ชำนาญในการใช้เครื่องคอมพิวเตอร์ในทางที่ผิดกฎหมาย
- Turkish: hacker
- Ukrainian: хакер
- Vietnamese: tin tặc
Example Sentences Including 'hacker'
A SUSPECTED master computer hacker has been arrested by police in a joint operation with the FBI.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Armed with these, the hacker can greatly widen the scope of his nefarious activities.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Either Mr Chambers sent them about like greeting cards, or old Harvey was a good enough hacker to give Microsoft a migraine.
I've never let you down yet,' the hacker said, his mouse pointer already moving across the screen.
THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Icosystem's software could also combine portions of different hacker programs to see any more complex attacks that evolve.
New Scientist (2004)
It may not just be information that the hacker is attempting to extract from your organization.
Corporate Cloak and Dagger
Maybe I should say I've been a self-employed computer hacker.
The hacker had Googled "how to shut down a Cisco router" for instructions on how to conduct this operation.
The virus has the ability to guess the user's password thus giving easy access to the hacker.
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