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Friday, March 18, 2005
Pharming - Where a user is directed to a false website without their knowing. This can happen where a DNS server; the rosetta stones of the web that convert URLs into IP addresses are compromised or 'poisoned'. Joe Six-Pack the user puts his details in and fattens the bank accounts of hackers, terrorists and organised crime bosses. Thanks to GCN.