typo squatter

typo squatter

(World-Wide Web)
A domain squatter who registers a domain name that is a common typographical error for a popular web site so that people will visit their site accidentally, e.g. http://goggle.com/ for http://google.com/.
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For example: blocking redirects can prevent typo squatters from redirecting your search terms to unrelated sites that host malware.