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hacking

(of a cough) harsh, dry, and spasmodic

hacking

[′hak·iŋ]
(computer science)
Use of a computer system without a specific, constructive purpose, or without proper authorization.
(engineering)
The technique of roughening a surface by striking it with a tool.
(lapidary)
A system of grooves in a lap that hold diamond powder for cutting and polishing gems.

hacking

1. Roughening a surface by striking with a tool.
2. Laying brick so that the bottom edge is set in from the plane surface of the wall.
3. In a stone wall, the breaking of one course of stone into courses of different height.
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Facebook's new measures could make hacking far more difficult for the SEA, as well as other state-sponsored hackers.
According to Kelley Blue Book's latest survey, while few consumers consider vehicle hacking a major problem today, many feel it will be a real threat in the next one-to-three years.
Hacking Team is a company which specializes in surveillance software used by governments to tap into phones and computers and it came under cyber attack on July 5.
com/north-korea-refuses-to-deny-hacking-into-sony-pictures-2014-12) The Business Insider , North Korea has a motive that links the country to the Sony Pictures hacking.
In 2006, Goodman and Mulcaire pleaded guilty to hacking phones in relation to royal aides but, jurors were told, their activities went much further.
Goodman admitted he was "terrified" and "mortified" when he was arrested over hacking in 2006.
Goodman, who is accused of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office, added: "I'm not on trial for hacking.
The CPS have made it clear there are no other hacking charges.
It is being conducted alongside Operation Elveden, an investigation into allegations of inappropriate payments to the police by those involved with phone hacking, and Operation Tuleta, an investigation into alleged computer hacking for the News Of The World.
Opening the long-awaited hacking trial of former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and others, prosecution lawyer Andrew Edis said hacking and other illegal activity at the paper and its sister tabloid, The Sun, went on for a decade.
computer security company that a secretive Chinese military unit is likely behind a series of hacking attacks are scientifically flawed and hence unreliable, China's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
Not only is hacking a major danger, so are many computer viruses such as worms, Trojans, malwares and such that appear out of nowhere through the internet or other mediums.