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Phishing

 
What is Phishing?
phishing (FISH.ing) pp. Phishing is a high-tech scam that uses spam or pop-up messages to deceive you into disclosing your credit card numbers, bank account information, Social Security number, passwords, or other sensitive information. -phisher n.

Example Citations: Phishing is the term coined by hackers who imitate legitimate companies in email messages to entice people to share passwords or credit card numbers. Recent victims include Bank of America, Best Buy, and eBay, where people were directed to Web pages that looked nearly identical to the companies' sites.

What is 'Spoofing'?
Pretending to be something it is not, whether an email, website, etc.

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