spoofing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

spoofing

  1. Present participle of spoof.

Noun[edit]

spoofing (plural spoofings)

  1. The action of the verb to spoof.
  2. (computing) A method of attacking a computer program, in which the program is modified so as to appear to be working normally when in reality it has been modified with the purpose to circumvent security mechanisms.
  3. (computing) Phishing.