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rogue site

A website that is set up to spread a virus, collect names for spammers or for some other illicit or repugnant purpose. See also rogue access point.
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Party At The Palace bosses are at war with the rogue website for a second time with Viagogo selling tickets for the music weekender at more than twice face value.
Many of these illegal websites appear legitimate, and it can be hard to tell the difference between a legally operating online pharmacy and a rogue website. We understand the temptation to buy online, and there are ways to do it safely, including only buying from U.S.-licensed pharmacies that require a prescription."
Multi-unit organizations need to protect and maintain their brand against rogue website and/or poorly optimized micro-sites.
In one incident, employees became victims of a phishing attack--an email meant to look like a legitimate request from a colleague or an industry connection, only to lead to a rogue website that siphons off personal data, gathers information about a company network, or aims to trick users into downloading malicious code.
Derek Houck (from "Napoleon Bon Appetit") plays Adam Rhett, a rival hacker and owner of the rogue website WikiPunkProgress.com.
Join us for a panel of leading technology policy experts who will discuss the implications of proposed "rogue website" legislation for entrepreneurship, free speech, Internet governance, and holders of copyrights and trademarks.
Both bills purport to address the growing and legitimate problems of digital piracy; use of the internet to disseminate illegal and potentially dangerous items, such as counterfeit prescription drugs; and the "rogue website" traffic in these illegal and infringing activities.
As the players have yet to vote on re-establishing themselves as a union to finalize certain aspects of the upcoming CBA, a rogue website has begun soliciting the players.
THERE was a wonderful headline in Sunday's Racing Post that stated "Rogue website 'leaks' Sovereign strategy".
AND finally, a brickbat concerning a rogue website where teachers at a local college were being mocked.
As a result, if you're logged into Gmail and browsing the web, any rogue website can declare the function "google" and then parse all your contacts.The only way to safeguard yourself is to disable Javascript in your browser or simply climb into a hole and not browse while logged into Google services like Gmail, Blogger, Orkut, Reader, Calendar, etc.
Own all permutations of your company name so that fraudsters cannot set up a rogue website or contact your customers from an email address that looks legitimate.