/ˈfɪʃɪŋ/

verb

  • an attempt to trick someone who has an internet bank account into giving information that would allow someone else to take money out of the account
Example Sentences:I thought the email was from my bank. I clicked on the link but soon noticed that the website looked different. It was a phishing site.
Security experts have warned of a phishing attack claiming to be a customer survey about McDonald's.
 
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