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By its original definition, a hacker is a skilled or clever computer expert who can solve technical problems using non-standard or undocumented means. The term is now generally used instead to refer to a security hacker, or someone skilled at gaining ... Read More

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Which character separates a file name from a file extension?

Hyphen (-)
Period (.)
Asterisk (*)
Forward Slash (/)
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