[ blak hat ]
/ ˈblæk ˈhæt /
a villain, as in a cowboy movie; bad guy.
Digital Technology. a hacker who violates the security of a system without the knowledge or consent of the owner or developer, as for personal profit or for the gratification of causing damage.
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- black gold,
- black grouse,
- black guillemot,
- black gum,
- black hand,
- black haw,
- black hawk,
- black hawk war,
- black heat,
- black heroin
wear/put on a black hat, to behave villainously.
Compare white hat.
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- a computer hacker who carries out illegal malicious hacking work
- (as modifier)black-hat hackers Compare white hat
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