spoofing

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spoofing

  1. present participle of spoof

Noun[edit]

spoofing (countable and uncountable, plural spoofings)

  1. The action of the verb to spoof. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  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 of circumventing security mechanisms.
  3. (computing) Phishing.