script kiddie

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script kiddie

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A person who uses existing scripts, code, or other tools illicitly to gain entry to a computer system or network, without understanding the way the tools function or the way the system or network is designed.

script kiddie

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(Computer Science) slang a child or teenager who gains illegal access to computer systems, often by using hacking programs downloaded from the internet
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You see, Fox News' twitter account was hacked by a group that identified themselves as Scriptkiddies."
A group called Scriptkiddies, which was previously unknown to the public, took responsibility.
Even after Jaschan's arrest, new variations of Sasser proliferate, partly because the virus' code easily lends itself to imitation by "scriptkiddies"--young hackers whose desire for notoriety generally outstrips their programming skills--eager to become the next bane of the Internet by duplicating Jaschan's work.