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hack·ing

(hak'ing),
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.
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As concerns about teaching students to hack abound, some studies have shown the apprehension to be a valid one.
A report published in "The Times of India" said that the website was defaced with text that read: "Hacked Pak Cyber Attackers".
Mr Langdale said Kate Middleton, was first hacked on October 21, 2005.
From late 2005 until his arrest the following year, Middleton's phone was hacked 155 times despite her often changing the PIN number to access her voicemails, William's was hacked 35 and Harry's nine times, the court was told.
LinkedIn also sent a cease and desist letter to Sell Hack, which has since disabled the plug-in.
Edis said Mulcaire was paid about 100,000 pounds a year by the newspaper to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians and royals, and sometimes their friends and families.
"Open Hack Day celebrates the culture of innovation, bringing developers from all over the country to turn ideas into a working prototype, or a hack as it's called.
It is clear now that he personally, without board approval, authorised money to be paid by his company to silence people who had been hacked and to cover up criminal behaviour within his organisation.
For his part, Basel Okour, editor of Ammon News Network, which was hacked more than once, told The Star, AoSince it is hard to pinpoint the hackers, we can never be sure if it is intentional or not; but we can always predict that certain news or articles were the reason; we cannot however prove that; many hackers just seek the excitement; they consider themselves successful, especially if they hack a very important website.Ao
Douglas Hack, 68, a web designer, rang his son to demand assurances that Lila was safe and being kept away from Doherty.
Another hack explains how to make a backup of the registry, just in case you do make a mistake.
"These computer systems are not easy to hack into," assures Len Metheny, president and CEO of Apply Yourself, the company that provided the online admissions software to the affected schools.