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Risky Thinking
On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
26 March, 2017
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Phishing (Definition)

Using forged emails to trick people into visiting fake websites where they will disclose personal information of interest to the sender. Typically either a domain name is used that at first glance appears to be the domain name of the genuine website, or HTML is used to confuse a reader as to the actual destination of a link in an email.

See Also: Pharming.

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