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Impersonation

Patroclus
wore the armor of Achilles against the Trojans to encourage the disheartened Greeks. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
Prisoner of Zenda, The
Englishman impersonating his distant relative King Rudolf is crowned in his stead. [Br. Lit.: The Prisoner of Zenda]
Schicci, Gianni
dressed to resemble the dying testator in order to dictate a fraudulent will. [Ital. Hist. and Opera: Gianni Schicci in Collier’s]
Tichborne case
claimant to the Tichborne baronetcy impersonated the missing heir; proved a perjuror and imprisoned. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 898]
Zeus
assumes the appearance of her husband Amphitryon in order to seduce Alcmene. [Fr. Drama: Moliere Amphitryon]
References in classic literature ?
In her habits, she was a living impersonation of order, method, and exactness.
It was not that he had lost his good looks, or his old bearing of a gentleman - for that he had not - but the thing that struck me most, was, that with the evidences of his native superiority still upon him, he should submit himself to that crawling impersonation of meanness, Uriah Heep.
It is an immense help in any little temporary impersonation. On Thursday night I sent up the card of a powerful writer connected with a powerful paper; if Lord Ernest had known him in the flesh I should have been obliged to confess to a journalistic ruse; luckily he didn't--and I had been sent by my editor to get the interview for next morning.
Then there were the bromide powders which she had made up, and her clever male impersonations, as Dorcas recounted them to us.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 28 (ANI): Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate an alleged case of impersonation wherein the name of PMO has been misused for committing financial fraud.
According to the statement, the revalidation has become necessary in a bid to detect impersonation.
Halstead has been free after posting 10% of his $20,000 bail in the impersonation case.
Summary: Mimecast's latest ESRA finds tens of thousands of impersonation attacks, malware attachments and malicious URLs being delivered to users' inboxes.
The latest quarterly ESRA report shows that many email attacks ranging from opportunistic spam to highly targeted impersonation attacks are getting through incumbent email security systems both in large number and variety.
The Mimecast Threat Analysis Center was also able to identify the top five industries being impacted by impersonation attacks which closely aligned with the findings in the report.
Impersonation attacks increased almost 70 per cent as against a rise of 67 per cent compared to the results in last year's State of Email Security report from Mimecast, a leading email and data security company.
According to him, 27 cases of replacement and 10 of impersonation were also caught.