- Back-formation from phishing. (Wiktionary)
“Details captured in this manner were traded with other people and were referred to as "phish".”
“The little Goodmail flag on messages in user inboxes tells mail recipients that the mail is actually from who it purports to be from, and not a phish, which is particularly important for mail from financial institutions and the like. —”
“Out of curiosity, I did call the phish's toll-free number using my office phone and got an automated message that simply said, "Thanks for calling" and then disconnected.”
“My account may have been compromised through a process called phish-spam-phish, which”
“The account may have been hit through a process called phish-spam-phish, where a hacker will phish for usernames and passwords, then send out spam through those people's accounts, then use links to phish for more.”
“Last week, PandaLabs threat researcher Sean-Paul Correll logged on to his Twitter profile page and noticed "phish" was one of the Top 10 "trending topics" being Tweeted about by Twitterers.”
“And then like how it happens sometimes, the paper got pushed inside a drawer and neither of us wrote about that brilliant meal that proved that Bengali food is not all 'phish' We had started with an amazing hyacinth beans patties steamed in banana leaves with tomato-khajurer chatni.”
“Identity thieves "phish" for personal information, like account numbers and PINs, which they use to sink your good credit (while sucking every penny out of your bank account).”
“I realised this was an attempt to "phish" away my money.”
“These changes could well be exploited in much the same way that email and the internet can be used to "phish" for personal information such as bank details.”
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