Meaning of “hacktivist” in the English Dictionary

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"hacktivist" in British English

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hacktivistnoun [ C ]


someone who gets into computer systems without permission in order to achieve political aims

(Definition of “hacktivist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hacktivist" in Business English

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hacktivistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhæktɪvɪst/ us 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 this week.

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