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Re: New use of "spoof"?

Posted by ESC on July 15, 2003

In Reply to: Re: New use of "spoof"? posted by masakim on July 14, 2003

: : Cyberscam strikes Massachusetts state lottery
: : By Linda Rosencrance, Computerworld
: : 11/07/2003 09:14:45
: : Scam artists have spoofed the Web site of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission in an attempt to steal the personal and financial information from lottery players across the US...
: : PC World online at http://pcworld.idg.com.au/index.php?id=1997522525&fp=2&fpid=1

: : SPOOF:
: : Main Entry: 1spoof
: : Pronunciation: 'spüf
: : Function: transitive verb
: : Etymology: Spoof, a hoaxing game invented by Arthur Roberts (died 1933) English comedian
: : Date: 1889
: : 1 : DECEIVE, HOAX
: : 2 : to make good-natured fun of

: : Merriam-Webster online

: See "The Mavens' Word of the Day" at
: http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=20010907

Thanks!!