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Hacker

A person who infiltrates a computer system, usually in order to gather information. A hacker finds a way past the system's protocols. Some hackers do this simply for the thrill, though many others hack for nefarious purposes. For example, a hacker may be hired by a company or government to conduct espionage on a competitor or enemy. Other hackers freelance in order to find things like credit card numbers to facilitate identity theft and other crimes. However, the word is not always used in a negative context.
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Specifically, Hacking describes the task of "historical ontology" as an historicized version of ordinary language philosophy, namely, the classification of the different "sites" in which a word appears.
I became the government's poster boy for hacking,'' he said.
The pressure to defend against intruders has complicated the ethical world of hacking.
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Garcia said that Smartmatic is confident on the impenetrability of its system and its machines, and that since it started operations, no hacking attempt has been recorded.
They have no evidence that any hacking has taken place there, but will someone just stir things up against the Murdoch empire in an effort to bring them down?
Mr Hacking founded his nut snack products business, Sun Valley, in 1949, on Price Street, Birkenhead.
Hacking when you're ahead makes more sense - by locking the other team into about one point per possession you're preventing it from going on a spurt.
Prior to the 2016 presidential election, former President Barack Obama was forced to create a contingency plan that included possibly deploying military personnel to polling sites in response to Russian hacking efforts, according to an unclassified (http://file:///C:/Users/j.
21 ( ANI ): Hacking group, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), reportedly attacked Microsoft's Office blog hours after it was redesigned.
The charges against Shanahan are the latest development in ongoing criminal investigations into hacking and corruption at News Corp.
Meanwhile, Mr Murdoch and his son James have agreed to answer UK MPs questions on the hacking scandal next week.