Results for "clickjacking"
August 27, 2019 - We look at recent research exploring the threat of clickjacking, along with other solutions considered by site owners and analysts for protecting users against these online attacks.
Clickjacking is a type of attack that tricks a user into clicking a website element that is either invisible or disguised as another element. This hijacks a user’s click meant for one thing but leads to another. For example: instead of clicking a button to reply, a clickjacking attack on a Twitter user can make them re-tweet a malicious domain to followers instead.
This is typically seen as browser security issue. However, such an attack can also take place in mobile applications.
Clickjacking has different types, such as likejacking.
Synonyms: User interface (UI) redress attack, UI redressing
January 10, 2017 - Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can't even see, (almost) everyone loses.
January 7, 2016 - Rogue affiliates steal clicks using deceptive "cookie law" warnings.
October 15, 2020 - With QR codes being used more as a means to help create a COVID-19 proof environment, we're also seeing a comeback of QR codes scams.
September 3, 2019 - A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 26-September 1 including xHelper Trojan, Nextdoor app, clickjacking problem, investing cybersecurity, and iPhone malware
March 26, 2019 - The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.
August 2, 2018 - Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that's breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us instead of our computers? Here's how to tell if you're susceptible to social engineering attacks, and what to do to combat them.
July 19, 2018 - In part one of this series, we had a look at a few reasons why you should block ads on your network and devices. In the second part, we’ll cover a few of the common ad blocking utilities and how to best configure those tools for maximum effectiveness.