Black hat

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black hat

n
(Computer Science) informal
a. a computer hacker who carries out illegal malicious hacking work
b. (as modifier): black-hat hackers. Compare white hat
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Black hat

A general term for hackers or online users who have malicious or illegal intentions.
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