Translation of phishing in Spanish:


phishing, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɪʃɪŋ/

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    (modalidad de estafa por correo electrónico concebida con la finalidad de robar datos personales) phishing masculine
    • The modern era of phishing is exemplified by emails messages from Nigerians posing as business partners trying to move money out of the African country.
    • The second issue I have is that the most common attacks today collect passwords through phishing.
    • To avoid being a victim of phishing, never respond to e-mail requests for personal information, no matter how official the message looks.
    • Now I'm seeing a lot more phishing: spam that purports to be from Paypal, Amazon, your bank or, hey, any bank at all.
    • The idea, similar to the way some have tried to stop spam, is that people can easily report a site that is designed for phishing, and it goes into the communal database.