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synonyms for hacker

  • operator
  • technician
  • programmer
  • application programmer
  • computer architect
  • computer designer
  • computer jock
  • key puncher
  • systems analyst
  • systems engineer
  • systems programmer
  • systems software specialist
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How to use hacker in a sentence

The hackers typically threaten to publish the victim’s files if the ransom isn’t paid.
ELON MUSK CONFIRMS TESLA WAS TARGET OF FOILED RANSOMWARE ATTACKKIRSTEN KOROSECAUGUST 28, 2020TECHCRUNCH
An investigation determined that while the first call had been genuine, the second had come from scammers who’d paid a hacker for Xu’s number, admissions status, and request for financial aid.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Western intelligence services allege that Russia has already deployed a team of hackers known as Cozy Bear to extract vaccine secrets from UK and US servers.
EVERY COUNTRY WANTS A COVID-19 VACCINE. WHO WILL GET IT FIRST?KATIE MCLEANAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Russia has tried various tactics to get in front of the competition, with hackers in the country reportedly trying to steal vaccine data from the United States, Great Britain and Canada.
HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT RUSSIA’S UNVERIFIED CORONAVIRUS VACCINETINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
On top of improving the efficiency, the team has tackled some of the potential side-channel attacks that a hacker could use to compromise the secure link.
CHINA TAKES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS UNCRACKABLE QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONEDD GENTJUNE 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A teenage hacker-turned-hero pits himself against the government to fight for his basic freedoms.
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The funding was kicked off by some tech millionaires who couldn't believe that a bunch of hacker kids had kicked the DHS's ass.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Any complex system is sport for a hacker; a side effect of this is the hacker's natural affinity for problems involving security.
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However, the motivations of a hacker are typically as simple as Im an engineer because I like to design things.
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Colonel Hacker again admonished me to go home, and keep no more meetings.
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WORDS RELATED TO HACKER

  • computer specialist
  • engineer
  • guru
  • hacker
  • programmer
  • techie
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