Address Bar Spoofing

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.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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