cyberintruder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ intruder

Noun[edit]

cyberintruder (plural cyberintruders)

  1. One who breaks into a computer system; a malicious hacker.
    • 2007 September 12, John Schwartz, “Who Needs Hackers?”, New York Times:
      And even though his department takes the threat of hacking and malicious cyberintruders seriously, he said, “I’ve got a list of 16 things that I try to address in terms of outages — only one of them is cyber- or malicious attacks.”

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