Term:Spoofing

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CNSSI 4009

Spoofing - Unauthorized use of legitimate Identification and Authentication (I&A) data, however it was obtained, to mimic a subject different from the attacker. Impersonating, masquerading, piggybacking, and mimicking are forms of spoofing.

NIST IR 7298

Spoofing - "IP spoofing" refers to sending a network packet that appears to come from a source other than its actual source. SOURCE: SP 800-48

NIST IR 7298

Spoofing - Involves-

1) the ability to receive a message by masquerading as the legitimate receiving destination, or
2) masquerading as the sending machine and sending a message to a destination. SOURCE: FIPS 191

NIST SP 800-48

Spoofing - "IP spoofing" refers to sending a network packet that appears to come from a source other than its actual source.