(computing, slang) A well-meaninghacker who hacks for a good cause or to aid a company, organization, or government without causing harm.
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White-hat Sentence Examples
A good many white hat hackers are former black hat hackers.
At that moment, on the road leading from the big house, two women and a man in a white hat were seen coming toward the officers.
Almost all of them stared with naive, childlike curiosity at Pierre's white hat and green swallow-tail coat.
He kept looking to either side of the road for familiar faces, but only saw everywhere the unfamiliar faces of various military men of different branches of the service, who all looked with astonishment at his white hat and green tail coat.
The groom recognized Pierre in the darkness by his white hat.