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New use of "spoof"?

Posted by ESC on July 14, 2003

Cyberscam strikes Massachusetts state lottery
By Linda Rosencrance, Computerworld
11/07/2003 09:14:45
Scam artists have spoofed the Web site of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission in an attempt to steal the personal and financial information from lottery players across the US...

SPOOF:
Main Entry: 1spoof
Pronunciation: 'spüf
Function: transitive verb
Etymology: Spoof, a hoaxing game invented by Arthur Roberts (died 1933) English comedian
Date: 1889
1 : DECEIVE, HOAX
2 : to make good-natured fun of

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