Smurf (disambiguation)

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A Smurf is a fictional tiny blue humanoid from The Smurfs created by Belgian cartoonist Peyo in 1957.

Smurf, SMURF or smurfing may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

The Smurfs franchise[edit]

Other entertainment[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • Smurf attack, a type of denial of service (DoS) attack on computer networks
  • SMURFs, smartphone spyware by GCHQ and the NSA in their WARRIOR PRIDE kit
  • Stepped-frequency microwave radiometer, a microwave radiometer known as "smurf" from its abbreviation SFMR

Other uses [edit]

  • Smurfing (financial crime) or "structuring", a term related to money laundering
  • Smurfing (methamphetamine production), the hiring of multiple individuals to exceed legal limits for purchase of pseudoephedrine for methamphetamine production
  • Smurfing or twinking, in video gaming, is the act of a high-skilled player playing within a lower-level character or competitive bracket

See also[edit]

  • SMURF1, an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the SMURF1 gene
  • Smurfette, a female character from The Smurfs