Spoofing definition in Cybersecurity

Spoofing refers to the malicious practice of disguising one's identity or the origin of communication on the internet to deceive others, including email spoofing, IP address spoofing, and spoofing/">DNS spoofing.

Notable Incidents

  1. spoofing/">DNS spoofing attack on the Brazilian bank in 2016, redirecting customers to malicious websites.
  2. IP spoofing used in DDoS attacks to hide the source of the attack traffic.

How to Protect Your Network against Spoofing

  1. Use IP filtering and verification techniques to block spoofed packets.
  2. Implement DNSSEC for spoofing/">DNS spoofing protection.