Experts Warn of New Internet Threat: ‘Clickjacking’
There is a new form of Internet hijacking, which allows hackers to control the mouse clicks of an unsuspecting individual by redirecting the user to a page that the user did not intend to visit, according to cnet.com.
Aptly titled “clickjacking,” this new way of hacking can be achieved by the creation of an iFrame (inline Frame) that allows Web browsers to split into segments (pages) where different items can be shown on each. Because the coding used to get to these different pages is invisible to the end user, attackers can basically do whatever they want, such as downloading content that can ruin a computer or secretly turning on a Web cam and recording everything a user does in front of the computer.
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