A group of persons who misuse computer knowlegde to gain access to a computing system, leaving a trail of destruction behind.
Mostly confused with the term wordhacker/word, hackers/word.
A cracker would also design software like a wordcrack/word, wordtrojan/word or wordvirus/word.
Mostly in the desire to spread fear and feel powerfull, intelligent; in reality seeking attention, status from fellow 'crackers'.
See also wordscriptkiddie/word
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