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phish

and spoof and card
in. to “fish” for passwords and personal information by trickery, on internet. (Sometimes by setting up a phony URL which people sign in to by giving their passwords or credit card numbers.) They must have been phishing to get my credit card number while I placed an order online.

spoof

verb
See phish

spoof

(spuf)
1. n. a parody. The first act was a spoof of a Congressional investigation.
2. tv. to make a parody of someone or something. The comedian spoofed the executive branch by sitting in a big chair and going to sleep.
3. Go to phish.

spoofing

and carding and phishing 1
n. stealing passwords and personal information on the internet. (see also phish for an explanation.) He set up an evil twin for spoofing at the coffee shop.
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This time round it veers away from the strictly scary genre, and spoofs movies such as The Matrix Reloaded, 8 Mile and Signs.
version of the Gap is even more homogeneous than the ads it spoofs.
The goal of the spoof was awareness of some basic quality concepts (customers, steps in the process, measures, etc.
While Apple validated the convenience of fingerprint authentication as an alternative to passwords on mobile devices, the spoof of the iPhone 5S -- and more recently the Samsung Galaxy S5[sup.
Without an area code, there is generally no way of discerning where or who a call has come from, meaning that internationally-placed spoof calls are favoured increasingly by fraudsters: hence the transatlantic team-up.
This inability led to a spoof by a Philippine ad agency, which became viral with almost 2.
The comedians and the TV channel were forced to apologise after the spoof uploaded last year resurfaced recently and turned viral on the virtual world.
In a nutshell: Spoof of recent fright flicks, plus "Brokeback Mountain," "Million Dollar Baby," Michael Jackson and Tom Cruise because, I suppose, they're there.
Spoof, a famous pub drinking game, involves players having to decide the total number of coins held by themselves and their opponent in their hands.
A spoof version of a Welsh rap group's top five song will be released by Radio 1 DJs in the name of charity.
While no Airplane (although it is directed by that film's director David Zucker) this is still a clever spoof which hasn't been burned on celluloid for any deeper meaning but making you laugh, especially if you are a regular cinema-goer.
Imagine the havoc a spammer can cause with the ability to spoof one's identity, in addition to spoofing that individual.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) announced today that the number of distinct spoof Web sites rose 52% in October 2006 to a record-shattering of 37,444, up from 24,565 a month earlier.
Unfortunately, it didn't take long for hackers to spoof the biometric sensor used to unlock the 5S, but software from an upstate New York technology company -- NexID Biometrics - safeguards users' devices against such vulnerabilities.
The security flaw was uncovered by an iOS hacker known as pod2g, who discovered that the flaw could allow malicious users to spoof text messages, making the recipient believe that the message was from a trusted source.