Tech Quiz of the Day

Jul 8 2008   2:38PM GMT

Tech Quiz of the Day from What do you know about phlashing?

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The 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?

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?

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?

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