IP Spoofing Attack

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IP (Internet Protocol) Spoofing is a form of cyber attack in which hacker crafts the IP packets which are used to carry out the DDoS attacks as well as MitM attack. In this attack, the fake crafted IP packets are used to impersonate another system or is used to hide the identity of the hacker. The attack provides the hacker an ability to bypass the security scripts, devices, and services that are using the blacklisting method to filter out the IP addresses of known sources of malicious traffic.

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