Hacker

Originally, a hacker was someone who made furniture with an axe. In computing slang, a hacker is a person who enjoys exploring the details of programmable systems and how to stretch their capabilities, as opposed to most users, who prefer to learn only the minimum necessary. Also, one who programs enthusiastically (even obsessively) or who enjoys p
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Hacker

Originally, a hacker was someone who made furniture with an axe. In computing slang, a hacker is a person who enjoys exploring the details of programmable systems and how to stretch their capabilities, as opposed to most users, who prefer to learn only the minimum necessary. Also, one who programs enthusiastically (even obsessively) or who enjoys p
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Hacker

Those intent upon entering an environment to which they are not entitled entry for whatever purpose [entertainment, profit, theft, prank, etc.]. Usually iterative techniques escalating to more advanced methodologies and use of devices to intercept the communications property of another.
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Hacker

A computer user who illegally visits networked computers to look around or cause harm.
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Hacker

Meaning as a surname: Wood cutter; a maker of hoes, picks or bills.
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hacker

[n] - someone who plays golf poorly 2. [n] - a programmer for whom computing is its own reward
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Hacker

Hack'er (-ẽr) noun One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; esp., one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack.
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hacker

One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; especially, one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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hacker

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

• (n.) One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; esp., one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack.
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hacker

(from the article `Computers and Information Systems`) Another security threat came from zombies, computers that had been surreptitiously taken over by hackers to respond to commands via the Internet. ... ...was found hidden in the game`s code. (Games rated `mature` could be purchased by those 17 or older; games rated `ad...
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Hacker

[hobbyist] In home and hobby circles, a hacker is a person who heavily modifies the software or hardware of their own computer system. It includes building, rebuilding, modifying, and creating software (software cracking, demo scene), electronic hardware (hardware hacking, modding), or anything else, either to make it better or faster or to
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Hacker

[video game] Hacker is a 1985 computer game by Activision. It was designed by Steve Cartwright, produced by Brad Fregger and was released for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum and Xbox 360. The game was released two years after the release of the film WarGames, when co
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Hacker

[computer security] While other uses of the word hacker exist that are not related to computer security, they are rarely used in mainstream context. They are subject to the long standing hacker definition controversy about the true meaning of the term hacker. In this controversy, the term hacker is reclaimed by computer programmers who argu
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Hacker

[card game] ==History== In 1990, SJG was raided by the United States Secret Service as part of a nationwide investigation of data piracy. The agents took computers, printers, hard drives, at least one pocket calculator, over 300 floppy disks, and an entire BBS server. It turns out that another game in development by SJG, GURPS Cyberpunk was
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Hacker

[programmer subculture] Linus Torvalds, one of the leaders of the Open Source movement (Known primarily for developing Linux`s core), has noted in the book "The Hacker Ethic" that these principles have evolved from the known Protestant Ethics and incorporates the spirits of capitalism, as introduced in the early 20th century by Max Weber. =
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Hacker

[term] Hacker is a term that has been used to mean a variety of different things in computing. Depending on the context, the term could refer to a person in any one of several distinct (but not completely disjoint) communities and subcultures: Today, mainstream usage of “hacker” mostly refers to computer criminals, due to the mass media
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hacker

  1. someone who plays golf poorly
  2. a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers
  3. one who works hard at boring tasks

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hacker

An unskilled golfer. Same as "duffer"
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Hacker

an unskilled golfer.
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Hacker

Hacker is another name for duffer, although, hacker applies to an individual golfer as an insult. Hacker is a bit stronger player than a duffer.
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Hacker

[free and open source software] ...
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Hacker

In Germany, common name for winegrower , wine derived from the ax.
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Hacker

A hacker is a person who creates and modifies computer software and hardware, including computer programming, administration, and security-related items. This can be done for either negative or positive reasons. Criminal hackers create malware in order to commit crimes. Also see: malware, cyber criminals, cyber gangs.
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Hacker

(also 'chop, chopper, duffer, hack') a (usually) erratic and unskilled golfer whose technique is cha
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