Definitions

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  • adjective Parodied.
  • adjective of an email Made to appear to have come from someone other than the real sender.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of spoof.

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Examples

  • The e-mail is "spoofed" -- made to look as if it comes from a known sender, perhaps someone else in the company or at a partner company.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • By incorporating both an actual news headline and a domain name spoofed from these targets, the spammers are able to attract greater numbers of people used to receiving content from local providers, according to the expert.

    eWeek Security Watch

  • By incorporating both an actual news headline and a domain name spoofed from these targets, the spammers are able to attract greater numbers of people used to receiving content from local providers, according to the expert.

    eWeek Security Watch

  • Yes, the video is funny and well put together but the best part of all is that the study that is being "spoofed" actually took place and that the words spoken by the astronauts and overhead voice that narrate the video are actual quotes from a real study.

    Packing For Mars Book Trailer

  • Yes, the video is funny and well put together but the best part of all is that the study that is being "spoofed" actually took place and that the words spoken by the astronauts and overhead voice that narrate the video are actual quotes from a real study.

    Archive 2010-08-01

  • I've seen some of these (obviously not the ones Greg has seen) and unless someone cracked the systems that send other JPost mail, these are not "spoofed" at all.

    Rudy Sends Dem-Bashing Fundraising Pitch To Jewish Newspaper Readers

  • Certainly the 'just a coincidence' argument is garbage but what about the claim that a phone number can be "spoofed" ...

    Source: Fletcher Telemarketing Company Not Involved with Bogus Robocall

  • It is possible another organization could have "spoofed" the origin of the attacks to make it appear as if they were coming from these servers.

    Georgia States

  • These queries will be "spoofed" to look like they come from the target of the flooding, and the DNS server will reply ...

    2006 March « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

  • These queries will be "spoofed" to look like they come from the target of the flooding, and the DNS server will reply to that network address.

    DNS-based Distributed Denial of Service attacks « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

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