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Feb 5 2009   7:31PM GMT

Are you a Know-IT-All? phishing kit

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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is phishing kit

A phishing kit is a do-it-yourself collection of tools that makes it easy for someone who lacks technical skills to launch a phishing exploit. The kit contains all the graphics, Web code, text and instructions the average person needs to put up a malicious website.

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