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1. A chopping stroke made with the edge of the hand in massage.
2. Illicit entry into computer systems to access health care data or other personal information.

hacking (haˑ·king),

n a massage technique consisting of quick, rhythmic chops, using the blade of the hand. See also tapotement.
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Saudi Arabia also used the Hacking Team's RCS spyware program to tap into mobile phone of its citizens.
However, a representative for the North Korean government refused to deny their involvement in the Sony Pictures hacking.
Former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman leaves the Old <BBailey in London, as the phone hacking trial continues
Brooks and Coulson -- once top aides to Murdoch and associates of Prime Minister David Cameron -- are charged along with six others on a variety of counts related to phone hacking, bribing officials and obstructing justice.
The security company, Mandiant, identified the People's Liberation Army's Shanghai-based Unit 61398 as the most likely driving force behind the hacking.
Leo Impact's anti-hacking consulting services were created to protect their clients' databases and information from various viruses and hacking attempts and have financial covers for insurance for clients.
Mr Morgan, former editor of the Daily Mirror and News of the World, is expected to be asked about comments he has made about hacking when he gives evidence on Tuesday.
Miss Mills, who was granted a pounds 25m divorce settlement at the High Court in 2006, is also said to have been a victim of hacking.
Yesterday, he was contacted by a Metropolitan Police officer who told him this was the first case of alleged email hacking they had encountered.
Senior executives at News of the World owners News International must "face the full force of the law" over allegations of phone hacking, an MP has insisted.
In another major hacking incident in 2010, the Riyad Bank website was broken, prompting the bank to take safety measures.