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jamming

Definition(s):

  A deliberate communications disruption meant to degrade the operational performance of the RF subsystem. Jamming is achieved by interjecting electromagnetic waves on the same frequency that the reader to tag uses for communication.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-98 under Jamming

  The deliberate radiation, reradiation, or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of preventing or reducing the effective use of a signal.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8323 under Jamming (electromagnetic) from USG FRP (2021) - Appendix E

  An attack that attempts to interfere with the reception of broadcast communications.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from IETF RFC 4949 Ver 2

  An attack in which a device is used to emit electromagnetic energy on a wireless network’s frequency to make it unusable.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-48 Rev. 1 [Withdrawn] under Jamming