Spoofing attacks involve tricking or deceiving computer systems or other computer users. Spoofing can be carried out in several different ways. Some common attacks are:
- IP spoofing: Creating IP packets with a forged IP address.
- ARP spoofing: Creating ARP packets with an invalid IP-MAC pair. It is used to carry out MITM.
- E-mail spoofing: Sending an e-mail with a spoofed IP address.
There are many other attacks that involve spoofing e.g. caller ID spoofing, DNS spoofing.