Tech Quiz of the Day

Jul 8 2008   2:38PM GMT

Tech Quiz of the Day from WhatIs.com: What do you know about phlashing?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
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Mobile
Networking
Security
Tech Trivia
VoIP

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day today is phlashing.

Tech Trivia
Is charge-coupled device another name for a fax machine — or is it a light-sensitive microchip?
Answer

Secret Word of the Day
One of the first terms to substitute ‘ph’ for ‘f’ described someone who breaks into the telephone network illegally, typically to make free long-distance phone calls or to tap phone lines. What’s the secret word?
Answer

Acronym Challenge
SPIT is unsolicited bulk messages broadcast over VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to phones connected to the Internet. What does SPIT stand for?
Answer

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