Active wiretapping is
|“||[a] wiretapping attack that attempts to alter data being communicated or otherwise affect data flow.||”|
|“||[t]he attachment of an unauthorized device, such as a computer terminal, to a communications circuit to gain access to data by generating false messages or control signals or by altering the communications of legitimate users.||”|
- ↑ Internet Security Glossary 14 (RFC 4949) (Ver. 2) (Aug. 2007).
- ↑ Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology, at 1.