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Fish·er

(fish'ĕr),
Ronald A., British medical statistician and geneticist, 1890-1962; invented many statistical tests.

Fish·er

(fish'ĕr),
C. Miller, 20th-century Canadian neurologist. See: Fisher syndrome.
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might assume that very few Internet users would be susceptible to the phisher.
Phishing is the latest crime of the 21st century: Understanding the techniques and technologies phishers use can help you protect against them.
The number of targeted institutions has dropped; phishers continue to target larger or more popular targets.
In vishing by telephone, phisher deploys VoIP software to call a customer pretending to be an employee of a legitimate company the customer has a business with [21].
It also should be noted that as the phishers and other fraudsters become more automated and more sophisticated, they're able to attack even the smallest of brands with the smallest amount of effort," Ogorek said.
The wide-spread use of subdomain registration services by phishers is a challenging development for the industry," said Mr.
The November analysis reports the number of corporate and government identities being exploited by phishers was up 2.
In the contest between phishers and counter-phishers described in the April APWG report's statistics, however, was some good news.
A ShadowServer Foundation researcher discusses his work to map phishers and ecrime groups to events, taking an important step in making pictures out of the haze of ecrime pixels.
Once the phishers are able to retrieve the sensitive information, they can now use the collected usernames and passwords to ultimately bypass the protection and make use of the accounts for themselves.
According to Symantec, phishers have also put up a misleading log in prompt in the phishing page.