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Definition of

phishing

E-Commerce

fraud to obtain financial information the fraudulent use of e-mail and fake websites to obtain financial information such as credit card numbers, passwords, and bank account information

Definitions of ’phishing’ and meaning of ’phishing’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’phishing’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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