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hackable Line breaks: hack|able
Pronunciation: /ˈhakəbl/

Definition of hackable in English:


(In computing contexts) capable of being hacked: poorly chosen passwords, user names, and security questions can make accounts hackable
More example sentences
  • Many choose the default word 'password' as their password, which must be the most hackable way into anyone's bank account.
  • Why do all good sites use clean, consistent, hackable URLs?
  • Check to see if your voice mail is hackable.



Example sentences
  • Here are a few quick, easy-to-implement security tips that will drastically reduce your hackability.
  • Because of the inherent hackability of the Internet, E-business transactions require far more rigorous security.
  • When I get a new phone, its hackability is my No. 1 buying consideration.

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