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spoofing

and carding and phishing 1
n. stealing passwords and personal information on the internet. (see also phish for an explanation.) He set up an evil twin for spoofing at the coffee shop.
See also: spoof
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If you've never tried caller ID spoofing before now's your chance.
Moreover, email Phishing has now gone to the point of spoofing IP addresses in order to bypass current IP lookup measures in place.
The company also provides testing and analysis of fingerprint scanning devices to identify existing vulnerabilities to known spoofing strategies.
Spoofing attacks are a daily occurrence worldwide and an unfortunate hazard of email via the internet.
The joint statement from the six organisations, published on the ICO's website, avers that they "will work together to share information and target organizations responsible for spoofing.
The argument that harvesting e-mail addresses from websites or newsgroups serves to identify e-mail addresses that are "authorized" does not work since the system is designed to protect against spoofing e-mail addresses.
Spoofing involves callers hiding their identity by causing a false or invalid phone number to display when making calls.
The TouchID capability is one of the highlighted features of the Apple 5S but the ease and quickness with which hackers broke through the security system via spoofing has heightened the attention given to the fingerprint-authentication attribute.
The group's mission is threefold: to build consensus around what information people need from browsers in order to understand their "security context," to find innovative ways to present this information and raise awareness, and to suggest ways to make browsers less susceptible to spoofing of user interfaces that are used to convey critical security information to end users.
That's why I wanted to do the movie - it would be so much fun to do a version of the show that somehow would not be spoofing it, really.
APWG Chairman Dave Jevans said upon release of the report, "Criminals are spoofing the brands of smaller financial institutions, ISPs and even government agencies in an attempt to steal consumers' identity information and account passwords.
com is the leading provider of email authentication technology used to help eliminate spoofing, phishing, and email fraud.
Cher is on hand, nicely spoofing (at least, I think it's a spoof) her diva image, and an uncredited Meryl Streep shows up in a couple of scenes, including one that's almost worth the price of admission.
com) said, "RAAS easily, effectively and inexpensively solves the problem of phishing and spoofing for financial institutions, a problem that has bedeviled the business and banking community for years without a viable solution.
A patch for this particular bug was released earlier this year, but SurfControl warns companies to be on guard against similar security-oriented spoofing techniques.