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What is IP spoofing?

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IP Spoofing

IP spoofing, also known as IP address forgery or a host file hijack, is a hijackingtechnique in which a cracker masquerades as a trusted host to conceal his identity,spoof a Web site, hijack browsers, or gain access to a network. Here's how it works: The hijacker obtains the IP address of a legitimate host and alters packet headers so that the legitimate host appears to be the source.

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