IP spoofing

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IP spoofing

Inserting the IP address of an authorized user into the transmission of an unauthorized user in order to gain illegal access to a computer system. Routers and other firewall implementations can be programmed to identify this discrepancy. See firewall.
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A reflection DDoS attack is when forged requests are sent to a very large number of Internet-connected devices that reply to the requests that use IP address spoofing, where the 'source' address is set to the IP address of the actual target of the attack, where all replies are sent.
In the case of system-to-system communications, this provides security against such hacker tactics as IP address spoofing.
Blocks IP address spoofing - prevents spoofing attacks