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  • n. Plural form of username.


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  • I found pages of friendly endorsements and dire warnings, posted anonymously under usernames, which is the new synonym for "fake names."

    You Don't Say?

  • Mostly male commenters, if their usernames are anything to go by.

    maps. « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Users have found that Instant's Autocomplete interferes with the autocomplete on their browser stopping it from recalling usernames and other data for frequently visited websites.

    The Inquirer

  • - With all the excitement and mild controversy over Facebook vanity URLs, otherwise known as usernames, it's hard not to feel left out if you're an admin for a Facebook Page with less than 1,000 fans.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • There is a government-wide increase in the number of IT security threats originating from removable media which infect systems with malicious code and/or remove sensitive data such as usernames, passwords, and encryption keys from user systems.

    NASA Watch: November 2008 Archives

  • Wikipedia defines phishing as "the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication."

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Sometimes there is a need for your customers to send you private information such as usernames and passwords.

    4 Easy Steps to Better Online Customer Support

  • Just think he could start a trend by using only the blogger "usernames" instead of real names on the mag's masthead.

    "I wasn’t exactly sure what to say to you, except to start with, God, I love our country and I love what we stand for."

  • In computing, phishing is an attempt to criminally and fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. eBay, PayPal and online banks are common targets.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: April 2008 Archives

  • It is also something that somehow makes, current MetaFilter or other such venues filled with "usernames" feel not real. tamim

    privacy through identity control - Anil Dash


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