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Re: Are consumers being misled by "phishing"?
From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz () cruzio com>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 23:28:48 -0700

n3td3v wrote:
: They brought in "phishing" in 2003. The actual act of phishing had been
: going on for years before the phrase was coined. Since the beginning of

The term was coined long before 2003.

March 3, 1996:
http://web.textfiles.com/ezines/LOLIE/1lolie.txt

May 8, 1999:
http://web.textfiles.com/ezines/UHA/uha1-7.txt

I know, although it was "commercially" coined and used to make money
from 2003 by Websense.com and all the others, as well as the book
authors. Thats what I was talking about, sorry for the
misunderstanding. I was always aware the term had been phloating
around the underground before that.

C|Net isn't the underground, nor is the NCSA who made the announcement
they reported (June 27, 1997):
http://news.com.com/2100-1023-200992.html

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