cyberprankster

cyberprankster

An individual who plays a prank on someone using computer-related means such as sending startling, but phony, news via email or text messages. Cyperpranksters may also employ their technical skills to, for example, overlay an X-rated image on a valid website.
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Much to the annoyance of CNN, a cyberprankster has been luring users into opening missives with links purporting to lead them to a rundown of the day's Top 10 stories.
The same website offers tutorials in viruses, hacking stratagems, network "phreaking" and secret codes, as well as links to other militant Islamic and cyberprankster web addresses.