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These are often used by hackers to harvest personal information or banking details. Computing (2010)It stressed that the hackers had not accessed IT systems that could affect prize draws or payouts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This seemed ridiculous to me because the hackers were using it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hackers commonly target those who have been connected for long periods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The data would allow hackers to gain access remotely to the computers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now a journalist and an enigmatic computer hacker must find out what really happened. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also warned that hackers could potentially steal far more sensitive information than pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hacker can then use this to find a way to get into the system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And hackers are increasingly targeting churches precisely for that reason. Christianity Today (2000)Hackers can also use oldfashioned ways of getting into sites by stealing access details. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The most important is to make your computer safe, so that hackers cannot access personal data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In some cases hackers monitored targets' computer usage remotely. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Security experts suggested that the hackers gained access to the internal network of an American credit agency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But she's suddenly targeted by a hacker and ends up battling an online stalker. The Sun (2015)If opened, it allows hackers to access information on that computer. The Sun (2014)As the hackers vowed to target other websites this weekend, it was unclear where the moral high ground lay. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the film had been posted by a hacker who gained access to the club's video vault and has since been taken down. The Sun (2014)IT'S computer hackers who make home PC users spend a fortune on security. The Sun (2009)Plus, if the hacker has used your broadband to log on to an illegal site, this will be traced back to your wireless router. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The kinds of techniques that'bad' hackers use are exactly the same as those employed by those who maintain the security and integrity of their own systems. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As access control is now performed from outside the computer, a hacker will not be able to "cover his footprints", which will make detection easier. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)
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Translations for 'hacker'
British English: hacker /ˈhækə/ NOUN
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.
- American English: hacker
- Arabic: قُرْصان الكُمْبيوتِر كمبيوتر
- Brazilian Portuguese: hacker
- Chinese: 电脑黑客
- Croatian: haker
- Czech: hacker PC
- Danish: hacker
- Dutch: hacker
- European Spanish: pirata informático
- Finnish: hakkeri
- French: pirate informatique
- German: Hacker
- Greek: χάκερ
- Italian: pirata informatico
- Japanese: ハッカー
- Korean: 해커
- Norwegian: hacker
- Polish: haker
- European Portuguese: pirata informático
- Romanian: infractor cibernetic
- Russian: хакер
- Spanish: pirata informático
- Swedish: hackare
- Thai: ผู้ที่ชำนาญในการใช้เครื่องคอมพิวเตอร์ในทางที่ผิดกฎหมาย
- Turkish: hacker
- Ukrainian: хакер
- Vietnamese: tin tặc
Definition of hacker from the Collins English Dictionary
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