Insecure vs Hackable - What's the difference?

insecure | hackable |

As adjectives the difference between insecure and hackable

is that insecure is not secure while hackable is (computing) that can be hacked or broken into; insecure, vulnerable.




(en adjective)
  • Not secure.
  • Not comfortable or confident in oneself or in certain situations.
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    He's a nice guy and all, but seems to be rather insecure around other people.


    * (not comfortable or confident) confident, self-confident

    Derived terms

    * insecurity






    (en adjective)
  • (computing) That can be hacked or broken into; insecure, vulnerable.
  • That lends itself to hacking (technical tinkering and modification); moddable.
  • The robotic vacuum cleaner proved to be hackable , so we reprogrammed two of them to race each other.


    * unhackable