Homograph attack


Homograph attack is a method of deception wherein an Attacker leverages on the similarities of character scripts to create and register phony DNS Domains of existing ones to fool users and lure them into visiting.

This attack has some known aliases: homoglyph attack, script spoofing, and homograph domain name spoofing.

Homograph attack often use Punycode characters and the IDN homograph attack

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