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Trojan Horse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTrojan HorseˌTrojan ˈHorse noun 🔊 🔊 1 the Trojan Horse2 someone or something that is accepted because it seems good or harmless, but that is really intended to cause harm 🔊 Senator Simon claimed the new law would reduce violence on TV, but opponents have attacked it as being a ‘Trojan Horse’ that would lead to censorship of TV programming.From Longman Business Dictionary
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Trojan horseTro‧jan horse /ˌtrəʊdʒən ˈhɔːsˌtroʊdʒən ˈhɔːrs/ noun [countable usually singular]1something that looks attractive but that is intended to deceiveThe bank’s CEO described Japanese investments in the UK as a Trojan horse, destroying Europe’s defences against unfair competition.2computing a computer program that seems to be helpful but that is designed to destroy dataSecurity was breached by a Trojan horse accidentally downloaded to a government computer.
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