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Address Bar Spoofing

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:34 am

Address bar spoofing is the result of malicious software where a user’s browser address bar is altered to force the browser to display Web pages as chosen by the attacker. Address bar spoofing is done by running a script that removes the browser’s address bar and replaces it with a fake one.

See also browser hijacker.