Evil twin



noun
1.
a hidden wireless internet access point operating near a legitimate one, but which is actually used by cybercriminals to divert sensitive information such as account numbers and passwords
noun

an illegal or nasty counterpart or duplicate of something
Usage Note

slang

noun

An illegal or nasty counterpart or duplicate of something: Spock’s evil twin

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