A tampering attack involves the harmful modification of data. Attackers can alter data to compromise its integrity, aiming to interrupt functionality or achieve other malicious advantages. This attack can target data in transit or stored on a device or system.

Tampering Attack Examples

Differences and Similarities with Other Sorts of Attacks

The distinction is in an objective outcome, where tampering attacks focus on changing existing information, whereas injection aims to introduce novel data. On the other hand, tampering attacks are similar to injection attacks in that they inject malicious data into the system.

Pros and Cons of Tampering Attacks



Preventing Tampering Attacks