phishing

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phish

 (fĭsh)
intr.v. phished, phish·ing, phish·es
To request confidential information over the internet or by telephone under false pretenses in order to fraudulently obtain credit card numbers, passwords, or other personal data.

[Alteration (influenced by phreak) of fish.]

phishing

(ˈfɪʃɪŋ)
n
(Telecommunications) the practice of using fraudulent e-mails and copies of legitimate websites to extract financial data from computer users for purposes of identity theft
[C21: from fishing in the sense of catching the unwary by offering bait; computer-hacker slang often replaces f with ph]

phishing

A method of committing fraud by sending emails to the customers of a legitimate online business, such as a bank, that pretend to be from that business and ask for information such as account numbers or passwords.
Translations

phishing

[ˈfɪʃɪŋ] N (Internet) → phishing m

phishing

n (Internet) → Phishing nt
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John Craig, an experienced diver who moved to Australia two years ago, lost sight of his boat while spear fishing underwater.
Traychuk said he saw a group of teenagers spear fishing nearby, dragging their catches near swimmers in the area.
Putting aside the fact that spear fishing is banned in Bahrain, many of these 'recreational' fishermen exhibit a selfishness and callousness which is hard to imagine.
Between the inshore diving and spear fishing, deep dropping, and offshore fishing, the West End area offers a wide variety of activities to keep you busy during the hot summer days.
As a spear fishing target, bass offer no challenge, their inquisitive nature often bringing them to the spearo, only to be shot at point blank range.
Milner was performing hypoxic training to increase his dive time for spear fishing.
Last month, doctor James Grant was attacked while spear fishing.
There is another world under water which is so unique where one gets an incredible sense of peace," says Ahmed who prefers going spear fishing on weekends.
They had gone spear fishing with some friends, approximately 30km off the coast of Dubai, on January 1.