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Noun: cyberpunk  'sI-bu(r),púngk
  1. A programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal, change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    - hacker, cyber-terrorist
     
  2. A writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology
     
  3. A genre of fast-paced science fiction involving oppressive futuristic computerized societies

Derived forms: cyberpunks

Type of: author, coder, computer programmer, developer, programer [US], programmer, science fiction, sci-fi, software developer, software engineer, terrorist, writer

Encyclopedia: Cyberpunk