Snooping is a method where an attacker may attempt to gain information not intended for them. There are two main types of snooping.

  1. Digital Snooping - Monitoring a private or public network for passwords or data. This attack is at the network layer.
  2. Shoulder Snooping - This is a physical attack where someone trys to watch for typed passwords or see information on a monitor that they should not have access to.