Document tracing (doxing or doxxing) is
|“||[a t]echnique of performing online information gathering and reconnaissance on a particular target.||”|
|“||the practice of researching, or hacking, an individual's personally identifiable information on the Internet, then publishing it.||”|
The methods employed to acquire this information include searching publicly available databases and social media websites (like Facebook), hacking, and social engineering. It is closely related to internet vigilantism and hacktivism.
- ↑ Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data, at 48.
- ↑ National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021, Glossary, Annex 2, at 75.
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