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What is Trawling | Definition and Meaning

Last modified on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Defining Trawling

Trawling, not to be confused with trolling, is where an attacker casts a wide net to attempt to compromise a large number of users and systems rather than a specific user or system, the latter of which may be referred to as a targeted attack.

Trawling Synonyms:

  • Non-Targeted Attack.

Types of Trawling Attack


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