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Definitions[]

Masquerading is

  • "[o]ne entity [that] acquires the identity of another entity..[3]

Masquerading is

the process of one person assuming the identity of an authorized computer user by acquiring identifying items, knowledge, or characteristics.[4]

Overview[]

"The aim of the attacker can be twofold: to draw benefit from the good reputation stolen and/or defame the reputation of the victim."[5]

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