CAPEC Details
Name Resource Location Spoofing
Likelyhood of attack Typical severity
Medium Medium
Summary An adversary deceives an application or user and convinces them to request a resource from an unintended location. By spoofing the location, the adversary can cause an alternate resource to be used, often one that the adversary controls and can be used to help them achieve their malicious goals.
Prerequisites None. All applications rely on file paths and therefore, in theory, they or their resources could be affected by this type of attack.
Solutions Monitor network activity to detect any anomalous or unauthorized communication exchanges.