Pharming phor dollars

What do you call it if you put a URL into your browser, but the site that comes up isn’t the one you were aiming for and now you’re stuck in pop-up hell with no escape? You’ve just been pharmed.
Pharming joins phishing as the latest scam hitting the Web. Pharmers plant software on computers — either yours there on your desk or, worse, on a web server directing traffic — and redirects the requests to a web site of their choice. And ulike phishing that requires you to click a link to get scammed, there’s not a thing you can do to avoid it. You haven’t clicked a “wrong” link, they’ve simply changed it on you.
Pharming was in the top 5 online scams in March, and it’s only going to get worse.

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