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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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Fraudsters bombard consumers' phones at all hours of the day with spoofed robocalls, which in some cases lure consumers into scams (e.
The attacker with spoofed IP easily intrudes the cloud and triggers flooding at a high rate.
If the message is spoofed, the sending e-mail server will not show up as an approved sending addresses for that domain, and your e-mail authentication engine can automatically drop the offending e-mail.
What is surprising is how effective the phishers are at motivating users to open spoofed messages.
Several stock Bollywood formulae were also spoofed, which was a prime reason of popularity of the film.
Calls with spoofed numbers can and do come from all over the world and account for a significant and growing proportion of nuisance calls made to consumers in English-speaking countries.
Phishing attacks -- luring end users to click on a link in an email that takes them to a spoofed site -- have grown increasingly sophisticated and targeted, giving birth to pharming attacks.
Until now, unsuspecting consumers just cannot tell they are being redirected to a spoofed Website during an attack or that a man in the middle has hijacked their session.
During the month of June, Sender ID identified twice as many e-mails from spoofed domains and authenticated twice as many non spoofed messages.
When online banking customers type in their bank's URL, a pharming attack redirects them to a spoofed Web site - an exact replica of the real bank site - where fraudsters simply 'harvest' personal credentials in mass numbers.
The masquerading process included launching a denial of service attack to knock a device off the network, and then spoofing the MAC address of the device to then connect to the network as the spoofed device.
Brandimensions' StrikePhish service quickly eliminates the spoofed phishing web page, thereby minimizing the cost in damages that can be inflicted upon the organization and protecting the unsuspecting consumer from identity theft by disabling their access to the page.
The Ally IP1000 prevents network reconnaissance, spoofed traffic, session hi-jacking, DNS cache poisoning, data leaks and protocol abuse - dynamically blacklisting computers when appropriate - with its patent-pending Tag-UR-IT(TM) and Plug and Protect(TM) (PnPro) technologies.
These tags, or fingerprints, contain special encoded information the Ally IP1000 uses to prevent network reconnaissance, spoofed traffic, session hi-jacking, DNS cache poisoning, data leaks, protocol abuse and zero-day attacks.