Definition of hacking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhækɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhækɪŋ//
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the action of secretly finding a way of looking at and/or changing information on somebody else's computer system without permission The government tax website is vulnerable to hacking, putting taxpayers' information at risk. see also phone hacking