- v. present participle of spoof.
- n. The action of the verb to spoof.
- n. computing A method of attacking a computer program, in which the program is modified so as to appear to be working normally when in reality it has been modified with the purpose to circumvent security mechanisms.
- n. computing Phishing.
“Intruders can use the source address by falsifying, or what they call spoofing, such that it makes it very difficult for us in law enforcement to identify exactly where the particular attack is coming from.”
“Jimmy Fallon is back again spoofing Robert Pattinson in a tree.”
“Via a slightly-jealous reader (guess who), this has to be one of the more notable moments in spoofing history:”
“In October, these extortion rackets became the second of two major investigations for Britain's National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (the other is "spoofing" -- phony sites set up to steal credit-card numbers and other personal information).”
“Also, I’d like to point out that IP spoofing is out of the question when the WordPress software requires cookie-based challenge-response.”
“So-called spoofing services, which for the most part are legal in the U.S. and the U.K., allow users to choose which number shows up on the receiving phone's screen or is transmitted into the phone carrier's voice-mail servers.”
“The people doing the spoofing are the ones who should go away.”
“But he came up with the idea of spoofing his own taking of the bait, with a sort of performance -- demonstrating that he's beginning to understands something of the Althousian-style bloggish performance -- of his own refusal to take the bait as he in fact takes the bait.”
“Appsie, said that Apple last night rejected the 'Secret Valentine' app last night because "it allows users to anonymously send emails and/or wrongly identifies the email sender (known as spoofing).”
Looking for tweets for spoofing.