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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When the included attachment is opened, the computer immediately plants a "backdoor" program that lets the worm author send commands to the infected machine, possibly instructing the worm to distribute spam or enable IP spoofing capabilities.
IP spoofing, where a remote host sends out packets disguised
Intrusion detection and response system: including ftp, tfp, telnet, SMTP and rsh, IP spoofing, ping and port sweeps, sendmail attacks, scans, fragmented header attacks and source routing attempts
The Firewall's stateful packet inspection guards against denial-of-service attacks such as SYN and UDP floods, Smurf, Trinoo and IP spoofing.
The uniquely configured Norman Firewall, can prevent most network security threats, including IP spoofing and hijacking," explained Dr.