verb (doxes, doxing, doxed or doxxes, doxxing, doxxed)[with object] informal
Search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the Internet, typically with malicious intent: hackers and online vigilantes routinely dox both public and private figures
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- Perhaps the greatest threat is their contacts with other hackers who are more than willing to dox them.
- I threw caution to the ether and doxxed myself.
- I'm disappointed Newsweek decided to dox them.
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