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.




Note: If you enjoyed this post, you might want to subscribe our RSS feed and Email Subscription  or become our Facebook fan! You will get all the latest updates at both the places.
Ehacking Staff
With more than 50 global partners, we are proud to count the world’s leading cybersecurity training provider. EH Academy is the brainchild of Ehacking, which has been involved in the field of training since the past Five years and continues to help in creating professional IT experts.

Most Popular

Improving WordPress Security in 2021

What Is WordPress? WordPress is a PHP-based content management system that may be used in conjunction with MySQL. The best part about WordPress is that...

OSINT Tutorial to Discover Antivirus of the Target

This OSINT tutorial demonstrates the "RECON-NG tool" on Kali Linux. It discovers the type of Anti-Virus software (AV) the victim is running on their...

Cracking Password Protected ZIP, RAR & PDF using Zydra

Having confidential documents on a system, like a pdf of financial data or a zip including personal images and videos, ensure they're password-protected so...

Four Ways SASE is Revolutionizing Network Security 

Are you interested in a network that offers amazing security features without compromising high-speed performance? With SASE, you don't have to settle for less....