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16:21 Mar 22, 2002
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Shoulder surfing
Looking over a person's shoulder to read or capture keystrokes and obtain their password as they type.

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4 +6piquage de mot de passe



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piquage de mot de passe


DEF - The stealing of passwords by watching users sign on to systems at their terminal. s
OBS - Mr. Wood believes company insiders are far more likely than outsiders to breach corporate computer security. Passwords also are fairly easy for a wiretapper to record, he said, and "shoulder-surfing" -looking over an employee's shoulder as he or she logs on -makes them easy to learn


OBS - Dans ce contexte on peut employer des verbes comme écornifler, épier, zieuter, piquer. s

Note added at 2002-03-22 16:28:35 (GMT)

c\'est un terme familier

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subtiliser à l'insu d'une personne

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