informal a person who breaks into a computer system in order to pursue a political or social aim
- hacktivism, noun
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How to use hacktivist in a sentence
But the Lizard Squad was able to get one thing done: Piss off Anonymous, the best known of the hacktivist collectives.
The hacktivist group Anonymous wants to enter the world of journalism, in Anonymous fashion, of course.
The coordinated attack Monday was probably the first large-scale hacktivist action inspired by the Arab-Israeli conflict.Who Is Behind Cyberattacks on Israel’s Airline and Banks? | Eli Lake | January 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST