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A web programmer that specializes in retreiving passwords and other personal information from people surfing the net by means of spoof websites and keylogging hacks. This is highly illegal and is most prominent on the popular website MySpace.com.
I was trying to look at my friends pictures on myspace, and it asked me to log in again..next thing I know my account started posted bulletins about viagra! Some nerdy phisherman must have hacked the website. I hate being phished!
by thecamaesthetic May 30, 2007
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A phisherman is quite similar to a hacker in that they are trying to gain other personal information from people surfing the net by misrepresenting who they actually are or what they do.
I received a friend request from a phisherman who was pretending to be someone I know.
by OnlyBlu May 30, 2016
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