Business terms and jargon explained. Your business dictionary

What is Phishing

A term used to describe the action of assuming the identity of a legitimate organisation (such as a bank or building society), or web site, using email or web pages, with a view to convincing users to share their user names, passwords and personal financial information for the purpose of committing fraud.

Crown Copyright. Material taken from the DTI - Department for Trade and Industry. Reproduced under the terms and conditions of the Click-Use Licence.

<- Go Back
Business Terms Home page

Search jargon and terms database to learn more:-

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Search Term   

Class Licence Grant of confirmation Direct tax Xerox
Wealth management Gross Weight Credit Sale Fixed Cost
Ipso facto End Use Financial Intermediary Mutual Linking Agreement
Faciendum Residential property Excise Warehouse N322A Civil Court form
Bespoke Retail Scheme Bad Debt Relief MBPS Grey market
N150 Civil Court form Locked box SHA224 Golden Parachute
Leave to appeal Plaintiff Petitioner Financial equity
Trustee Publicist Flexitime Debt collection letters
Production CVC Single linking agreement Registered Design
In company Training Biweekly Cost per Thousand Charge

Term created / updated 2007-03-13 12:59:28

Knowledge is the key to success. That is why we have gone to great lengths to get you these business terms, and to explain them in Plain English so it is very easy to understand. Getting the right understanding and knowing your business jargon will keep you informed among your peers.

Copyright © 2004-2019 Scopulus Limited. All rights reserved.