[ speer fish ]
/ ˈspɪər ˌfɪʃ /
verb (used without object)
to phish by sending personalized email that appears to be from someone the recipient knows but which is really luring the recipient to open a malicious website: How can we make it harder for them to spear phish?
verb (used with object)
to make (someone) a victim in this way: My name was being used to spear phish my Facebook friends.
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- spear carrier,
- spear grass,
- spear gun,
- spear side,
- spear-head spoon,
Origin of spear phish
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