- a tennis hacker
Examples of hacker in a Sentence
My friends and I have been playing golf for years, but we're still just a bunch of hackers.
the company's security experts spent days trying to figure out how a hacker could have gotten past the firewall
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Media: Euronews This isn’t the first time hackers have had oil and gas pipes in their sights: The Congressional Research Service reported intrusions targeting pipeline communication systems back in 2012.
Handing over bank and credit card data to any company means there’s now one more place that hackers could potentially strike and skim your private information.
Failing to patch bugs leaves holes in software that hackers can exploit to nefarious ends.
That would please corporate governance critics who have called for Facebook to separate the roles of chairman and CEO, while Facebook engineers could be contented that the hacker-in-chief still reigns at One Hacker Way.
After hackers took control of Atlanta's computer network March 22, city officials have been using pen and paper to get their work done.
That same year, United and American Airlines both announced that hackers had booked themselves free trips and upgrades by accessing the two airlines' loyalty reward programs.
In that way, Mr. Bronk added, hackers could potentially jumble gas shipments, and even cause electricity production outages.
Baltimore’s technology staff attributed the attack to opportunistic hackers who took advantage of inadvertent changes made to a firewall meant to protect the city’s network that instead left it vulnerable for about 24 hours.
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HACKER Defined for English Language Learners
computers : a person who secretly gets access to a computer system in order to get information, cause damage, etc. : a person who hacks into a computer system
: a person who plays a sport badly
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