Both pharming and phishing attacks are purely technical and are not considered forms of
social engineering
In a pharming attack a victim is redirected to a fake website by modifying their host
configuration file or by exploiting vulnerabilities in DNS. In a phishing attack an attacker
provides the victim with a URL that is either misspelled or looks similar to the actual websites
domain name

In a phishing attack a victim is redirected to a fake website by modifying their host
configuration file or by exploiting vulnerabilities in DNS. In a pharming attack an attacker
provides the victim with a URL that is either misspelled or looks very similar to the actual
websites domain name
Both pharming and phishing attacks are identical

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