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Definition[]

E-mail spoofing

occurs when a user receives e-mail that appears to have originated from one source when it actually was sent from another source.[1]

E-mail spoofing is often an attempt to trick the user into making a damaging statement or releasing sensitive information (such as passwords).

References[]

  1. Sisson v. State, 903 A.2d 288, 299 (Del. 2006) (full-text).
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