DEFINITION

ARP Poisoning

ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) Poisoning, also known as ARP Spoofing, is a cyber attack where an attacker sends falsified ARP messages over a local network. These misleading messages associate the attacker’s MAC address with the IP address of a legitimate network device, causing network traffic to be redirected to the attacker. This allows the attacker to intercept, modify, or block the communication between devices, facilitating various malicious activities.

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