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ClickJacking

There are different web-based threat present and in this article i will discuss about ClickJacking, the growing threat that has been discussed at the OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Conference.

The word ClickJacking is simply derived from Click+Hijacking. In short ClickJacking is a web-based coding technique that present user’s to buttons and images to click it on and do something different.



By clickJacking an attacker try to steal your sensitive data. Since it is an web based attack so everyone can affect regardless of operating system.

Example  
The user receives an email with a link to a video about a news item, but another valid page, say a product page on amazon.com, can be “hidden” on top or underneath the “PLAY” button of the news video. The user tries to “play” the video but actually “buys” the product from Amazon.         
    -Wikipedia

Video Demonstration
 

Protection

JavaScript is used by many websites for the different purposes if you disable it than you can avoid to infect by clickJacking. But it is not legitimate solution to do this.
The best technique to protect your self from clickjacking is to use a script called NoScript, It is a free add-in for Firefox browser.




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