Shortened term for pharmacy. In cybersecurity, the expression is generally used to refer to spam or websites that are trafficking in fake or illegal medication. They could also be sites offering and distributing prescription medication without a license for countries they are selling to. Most known online pharmas claim to originate from one country but are actually set up in another.

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