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Phishing (Definition)

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Identity theft where someone fraudulently attempts to scam other person into providing passwords, credit card information or bank information. These emails are often sent looking like they come from a major bank and asks the user to click on a spoofed link to provide sensitive information. U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy introduced the "Anti-Phishing Act of 2005".

 
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Article ID: 76
Category: Knowledgebase
Date added: 2013-01-25 13:00:15
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