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Jargon Buster Spoofing

what is spoofing

Ray explains what is meant by the term Spoofing

Several weeks ago Ray Welland discussed Malware. This week Ray talks about Spoofing – which can be one of the methods that hackers use to deploy Malware.

Video transcript:

“Spoofing is a technique hackers use to hide their identity, pretend to be someone else or simply try to fool you over the internet. There a number of spoofing methods, such as making a hack look like it’s coming from another source, sending emails that appear to come from a different person, and website spoofing, where hackers set up a fake website to trick users into entering sensitive information.”