Definitions for "Pharming"
Pharming is similar to phishing, however pharming seeks to obtain information through domain spoofing (which is basically IP Spoofing). Upon setting up a fraudulent website, which resembles and contains copies of pages from a legitimate site, hackers change DNS entrys and users are automatically redirected to a bogus site. At this site, which looks like the legitimate site the user is accustomed to, users are asked to supply private and personal information that is ultimately used in identity theft scams. Phishing attempts to scam most people one at a time, but pharming allows scammers to target large groups of users all at one time.
A method to obtain personal or private (usually financial related) information by redirecting a user's request to another website although his browser shows he is still at the correct Web site. It allows the scammers to target large groups of people at one time through domain spoofing
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The production of large quantities of useful proteins by transgenic animals or plants.
The use of bio-engineered agricultural stock to produce therapeutic proteins in large quantities, for example, in cow's milk.
farming with pharmaceuticals (a word cocktail)
the process of farming genetically engineered animals and plants to produce drugs.