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The Rise of Clickjacking

Before the name “clickjacking” was invented, most researchers already knew and had already seen this attack. As Schneier described, Clickjacking” is a stunningly sexy name. But on the other side, this is a great job for making such name that is not as technical as CSRF (Cross-site Request Forgery) – there’s something in that name that everyone can easily relate and understand (hijacking, carjacking..). With this massive buy-in, comes a spreading news and awareness to everyone.

Further reading:

Explanation of Clickjacing from Jeremiah Grossman

ClickJacking with PoC Demo

Adobe Advisory on “Clickjacking”

Interesting Example from BreakingPoint Labs

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