Word of the Week : Spoofing

Spoofing is the forgery of an email header so that the message appears to have originated from someone other than the original source. It is a popular tactic used in phishing, because people are more likely to trust an email from a known source.

 

[The Digital Classroom Resource].

 

Many of the terminology words have come from the CAPS Curriculum, suggestions from teachers and The Digital Classroom Resource by Matthew Hains.


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