Rip And Scam
Scams Scam's Lexicon

Scam's Lexicon
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Dot-con

Attractive name kept for a website created for the purpose of scamming people. For example - a fake online bank.

Dead Bait

A bait that gives a view to have stopped permanently. For example the scammer's email address no longer works or prolonged silence by the scammer.

Demurrage

Used to describe surcharges or fees that accumulate over time on an item that has been in storage for a prolonged period without being used. Scammers often say that demurrages have been imposed by banks and security companies on valuable consignments stored in vaults.

Don Juan

A scammer who preys on the passionate desires of women all the way through chat-sites and email.

Domain

A section of Internet space, point toward by the purpose or kind of information it comprises of; existing domains include ".com" for marketable sites, ".gov" for legislative ones, and ".org" for non-commercial organizations.

Download

To photocopy files from one PC to other; to examine a website or other web stuff with a browser.

Drive-by Download

Software that set in on your computer without your acquaintance when you visit confident websites. To stay away from drive-by downloads; make certain to keep informed your working system and Web browser on a regular basis.

Dialup/dial in connection

frequently referred to as merely a "dialup", a dialup connection is the major method that a spammer ties up to the Internet, typically by using a few unsuspecting ISP. It is termed as a dialup for the reason that the link is completed over the telephone lines, and the spammer has the necessity to dialup the ISP to make a link.

Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

Where a hacker send add-on or other strange or extreme traffic in an effort to bring down email systems.

Dicitionary Attack

A plan that bombards a mail server with millions of alphabetically made email addresses in the anticipation that a few addresses will be presumed appropriately. This method is also used to crack passwords.

Directory Harvest Attack (DHA)

When a spammer bombards a area with thousands of generated email addresses in an effort to gather valid email addresses from an association

Domain Name System Block Lists (DNSBL)

saleable lists of set of connections that either permits the spammers to use their send spam, or have not taken act to put off spammers from exploitation of their systems.

Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

Where a hacker send add-on or other strange or extreme traffic in an effort to bring down email systems.

Dictionary Attack

A plan that bombards a mail server with millions of alphabetically made email addresses in the anticipation that a few addresses will be presumed appropriately. This method is also used to crack passwords.

Directory Harvest Attack (DHA)

When a spammer bombards a area with thousands of generated email addresses in an effort to gather valid email addresses from an association

Domain Name System Block Lists (DNSBL)

saleable lists of set of connections that either permits the spammers to use their send spam, or have not taken act to put off spammers from exploitation of their systems.