hacktivist

A person who engages in hacktivism.

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  • hacktivist — UK [ˈhæktɪvɪst] / US or hactivist UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hacktivist : singular hacktivist plural hacktivists someone who changes information on websites or prevents people from using them for a period of time, in order to make a… …   English dictionary

  • hacktivist — UK US /ˈhæktɪvɪst/ noun [C] INTERNET, IT ► someone who uses computers to try to achieve political change, for example by attacking websites or illegally entering another computer system: »A hacktivist invaded various parts of the bank’s website… …   Financial and business terms

  • hacktivist — n. A computer hacker who breaks into systems to further an activist agenda. Also: hactivist. Example Citation: Members of the Hong Kong Blondes, a covert group, claim to have gotten into Chinese military computers and to have temporarily shut… …   New words

  • hacktivist — One who posseses computer hacking skills and who embraces a radical cause, using her hacking skills to be noticed or get attention The shocking images splashed across the screen when the web site was accessed, obviously the work of hacktivists …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hacktivist — hackˈtivist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑hacktivism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hacktivist News Service — is a French alternative media comparable to Indymedia.External links* French [http://www.hns info.net/ website HNS] …   Wikipedia

  • hactivist — hacktivist UK [ˈhæktɪvɪst] / US or hactivist UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hacktivist : singular hacktivist plural hacktivists someone who changes information on websites or prevents people from using them for a period of time, in order to… …   English dictionary

  • Hacktivism — (a portmanteau of hack and activism) is the use of computers and computer networks as a means of protest to promote political ends. The term was first coined in 1998 by a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow hacker collective. [1] If hacking as… …   Wikipedia

  • TexorcisT — is the nym for Tex Mignog and a punk rock band he led by the same name. [http://TexorcisT.org TexorcisT.org] : [http://texorcist.org/bio.html Bio Page] ] Tex Mignog (aka the TexorcisT)Technologist Tex Mignog (1969 2002), aka the TexoricsT (sic),… …   Wikipedia

  • HackThisSite — Infobox computer underground group name = HackThisSite.Org caption = The HTS Website origin = Chicago, Illinois country = United States International status = offline years active = 2003 ndash;present category = Hacking/media founders = xec96 The …   Wikipedia

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