Pharming

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Pharming

Pharming can be conducted either by changing the hosts file on a victim's computer or by exploitation of a vulnerability in DNS server software. DNS servers are computers responsible for resolving Internet names into their real IP addresses. Compromised DNS servers are sometimes referred to as "poisoned".

Social Engineering

URL SCAMS

ONLINE FRAUDNO HTTPS

Pharming

Phishing

Due to the wide-scale effects pharming can have on large portions of the Internet, some pharming events have led to major new stories when used against a massive cooperation with thousands of visitors

The primary battle against pharming is being performed by the ISPs as they filter out as many of the bogus redirects as possible.

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uses a domain name

POISONS

What is it???

Pharming is a scamming practice in which malicious code is installed on a personal computer or server, misdirecting users to fraudulent Web sites without their knowledge or consent. Pharming has been called "phishing without a lure."

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