Definition of “hacking” - English Dictionary

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“hacking” in Business English

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hackingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhækɪŋ/ us IT

the activity of illegally using a computer to access information stored on another computer system or to spread a computer virus:

Hacking is now much more sophisticated and harder to detect than a few years ago.

(Definition of “hacking” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)