Circumvent vs Spoofing - What's the difference?

circumvent | spoofing |


As verbs the difference between circumvent and spoofing

is that circumvent is to avoid or get around something; to bypass while spoofing is (spoof).

As a noun spoofing is

the action of the verb to spoof .

circumvent

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • to avoid or get around something; to bypass
  • to surround or besiege
  • to outwit or outsmart
  • spoofing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to spoof .
  • (computing) A method of attacking a computer program, in which the program is modified so as to appear to be working normally when in reality it has been modified with the purpose to circumvent security mechanisms.
  • (computing) Phishing.