ethical hacker

[ eth-i-kuhl hak-er ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. a hacker who violates the security of a system usually with the knowledge and consent of the owner or developer, in order to test the code, without malicious intent.

Origin of ethical hacker

First recorded in 1990–95

Words Nearby ethical hacker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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