spear phishing
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Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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  • spear-phishing — pp. Phishing targeted at a specific person, usually by sending an e mail message crafted to appear as though it was sent by someone known to the recipient. Also: spear phishing, spearphishing. spear phish v. spear phish n. spear phisher n.… …   New words

  • Spear phishing — Le spear phishing ou au Québec harponnage[1] est un phishing basé sur la récolte d informations personnelles notamment sur les réseaux sociaux. Cette étude préalable va permettre au pirate de réaliser un message (un mail) qui sera personnalisé… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • spear phishing — /ˈspɪə fɪʃɪŋ/ (say spear fishing) noun a targeted form of phishing which focuses on a specific organisation using emails disguised as messages from managers, colleagues, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • spear-phishing — n. targeted, precision phishing …   English slang

  • Phishing — [ˈfɪʃɪŋ] werden Versuche von Tätern genannt, an Daten eines Internet Benutzers zu gelangen, z. B. über gefälschte WWW Adressen, E Mail oder Kurznachrichten, um die Benutzer zu schädigen (Kontoplünderung). Der Begriff ist ein englisches Kunstwort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • phishing — n. Using email and misleading websites to entice users to provide their credit card numbers, bank account numbers, passwords, usernames, and other confidential information in order to use that information for criminal purposes such as theft. The… …   Law dictionary

  • Phishing — In the field of computer security, phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic… …   Wikipedia

  • Phishing — Éste es un ejemplo de un intento de phishing. Haciéndose pasar por un email oficial, trata de engañar a los clientes del banco para que den información acerca de su cuenta con un enlace a la página …   Wikipedia Español

  • phishing — (FISH.ing) pp. Creating a replica of an existing Web page to fool a user into submitting personal, financial, or password data. adj. phish v. phisher n. Example Citations: Phishing is the term coined by hackers who imitate legitimate companies in …   New words

  • Phishing — Hameçonnage Exemple de phishing L’hameçonnage, appelé plus couramment phishing, est une technique utilisée par des fraudeurs pour obtenir des renseignements personnels dans le but de perpétrer une usurpation d identité. La technique consiste à… …   Wikipédia en Français

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