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spoof

To play a trick on someone. See spoofing and how to spoof your techie friend.
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The spoofer would break into or imitate an executive's email account and fire off emails saying he was in a foreign country and his wallet had been stolen.
It started with Direct Edge's $14 million "Hide Not Slide" fine on Monday, and then there was Tuesday's army of spoofers. Today brought a $14.4 million fine against UBS Securities for doing bad stuff in its dark pool.
More alarmingly, whilst some spoofers simply use invented numbers instead of their own, others tactically use the telephone numbers of well-known organisations to execute some quite remarkable conning manoeuvres.
Il peut donc englober les crimes relatifs au vol de donnees, l'interception des courriers electroniques, l'infiltration d'autres ordinateurs, la collecte et le transfert de fonds, le financement des actes de terrorisme, l'endommagement des systemes d'exploitation, le lancement de virus, ainsi que les actes des pirates informatiques (hackers), des saboteurs (crackers) et des arnaqueurs (spoofers).
These are like the eerie Grady twins in "The Shining" who say "come and play with us forever and ever." Spoofers create e-mails or websites that are not what they appear to be.
"Merchants chipped in with supplies, restaurateurs showed up with food and drink and the whole three-day event was rife with loggers logging, magicians mystifying, bands parading, entertainers entertaining, spoofers spoofing and - who knows?
If the spoofed site is a big company with alert Web folks, the spoofers will get shut down fairly soon (I'd guess amazoom.com wouldn't last a week without a cease-and-desist order from the big bookseller), but there are still loads of smaller reputable organizations and companies to take advantage of.
It is my belief that Net phishers and spoofers are becoming more sophisticated at tricking people every day with illusive, fake Web sites that are hard to detect, and the cloning of legitimate Web sites.
He would regularly go with the players to Swansea bars such as Spoofers and Quids Inn and clubs like Jumpin'Jaks and Time and Envy.
Moving to Worcestershire, Pickwick had a comfortable 6-3 win over Stourport Spoofers with Mike Nash and Mike Bullard both scoring twice.
Infotech also makes us vulnerable to information abuse from "hackers, diddlers, and spoofers," as well as from criminals who introduce hazards and high costs into the systems.
Sunny Kanwal (2), Micky Singh and Harlan Singh netted Sikh Union Coventry's goals in pipping Solihull Blossomfield 4-3 in the Warwickshire Division, while Worcestershire team Kings Heath conquered Spoofers Stourport 9-1 with goals from Dan Fox (2), Mike Nash (2), Tim Watkins (2), Lee Beedon, Blake Timmins and Sam Gooding.