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Asked 3/23/2012 3:16:27 AM
Updated 3/23/2012 6:01:23 AM
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(Scams) An attempt to defraud a person or organization. In the case of phishing scams, the scammer is attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, credit card numbers, or bank account credentials.


A commonly used term to describe a confidence trick, relying on email or a website to deliver the trick to unsuspecting users.
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