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spoofing attack

The practice of stealing, or attempting to steal, personal information over the phone or on the internet by pretending to be someone or something that legitimately requires such details. We've gotten reports of an increasing number of spoofing attacks being made against our customers recently. Remember, we will never ask you for your password under any circumstances, whether on the phone or by email. The use of the so-called dark web makes the culprits behind these spoofing attacks nearly impossible to catch.
See also: attack, spoof
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For unattended entry points, the advanced liveness detection feature can protect against spoofing attacks using photos or videos.
The M-SecureSync employs various technologies to resist GPS/GNSS jamming and spoofing attacks, alert the bridge to discrepancies in the navigation signals and activate defence solutions.
Trend Micro currently uses AI in its Writing Style DNA feature to help understand how users compose emails in order to prevent spoofing attacks such as BEC.
Therefore, addressing the face spoofing attacks is crucial to enhance the security of the facial biometric system to the level of practical use.
Spoofing attacks may be data--(e.g., replace the navigation data on the GNSS signal) or timing-oriented (e.g., induce a delay).
Indeed Uzun said that many third-party cloud-based services providing audio and facial authentication to other large organisations involve methods prone to primitive spoofing attacks.
Layered together AI-powered Intelligent Detectors forms a profile to verify legitimate users and flag fraudulent activity including spoofing attacks using synthetic speech, recording attacks, mimics, and more.
Marcel, "Complementary countermeasures for detecting scenic face spoofing attacks," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Biometrics (ICB '13), pp.
[23] pointed out that Tsai et al.'s protocol is vulnerable to server spoofing attacks. In order to achieve user anonymity, Liao et al.
Lack of anti-jam capability also makes GPS receivers more susceptible to potentially more dangerous spoofing attacks."
Luckily, some agencies have started to come around on the protocol and will soon be secure from these types of spoofing attacks. Earlier this month, the United States Department of Homeland Security will soon require other federal agencies to adopt DMARC.
The velocity of data also poses challenges around security, particularly with threats of intrusion and spoofing attacks which are much harder to detect when there is so much data to analyse.
It is well designed, well executed, and it highlights the very real danger of modern spoofing attacks.
It is well designed, well executed, and it highlights the very real danger of modern spoofing attacks. "Even more worrying, they are using this spoofed site to harvest everything from credit card info, passport details, and date of birth; all the personal information that you wouldn't want to fall into the wrong hands.
Among the various threats examined, the spoofing attacks have inspired biometric similarity to study the liabilities against various types of fraud access in modalities such as the iris, the fingerprint, the face etc.