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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.


See phish


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.


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.
See also: spoof
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Ranbir Kapoor's new release Besharam might not be a blockbuster but traces of spoof are all too evident as the budding superstar takes potshots at the three superstar Khans all through its runtime.
The film never becomes anything of its own, however; it merely jumps from spoof to spoof, often with tenuous transitions.
The spoof bulletin was featured during a debate about the influence newspaper editors have over Government ministers.
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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.
Unlike satires of more serious subjects, movie spoofs don't have to be smart.
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Specializing in biblical spoofs of rock hits, ApologetiX is known as the ``Weird Al Yankovic'' of Christian music, organizers said.
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But now a website claims that the plans might be spoofs produced in 1979 as part of a series poking fun at scientific journals, and had probably been downloaded from the internet.
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