Fear or suspicion that providing personal information such as a password or email address in order to access an application, website or other system could conceivably make one vulnerable to attack by phishers, hackers or viruses.
Bartleby preferred not to open his email on the grounds that he suspected his mailserver had been hacked although he know he'd be ribbed by colleagues for cyberstition.
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Fear or suspicion that providing personal information such as a password or email address in order to access an application, website or other system could conceivably make one vulnerable to attack by phishers, hackers or viruses.
Bartleby preferred not to open his email on the grounds that he suspected his mailserver had been hacked although he knew he'd be ribbed by colleagues for cyberstition.
by helenhiccup December 15, 2010

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

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The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

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The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

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The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

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The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

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The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

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