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clickjacking

Line breaks: click|jack¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪkdʒakɪŋ
 
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Definition of clickjacking in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
The malicious practice of manipulating a website user’s activity by concealing hyperlinks beneath legitimate clickable content, thereby causing the user to perform actions of which they are unaware: Microsoft has developed a technique to combat a common form of clickjacking
More example sentences
  • ClickJacking is the latest browser-based security problem to crawl out of the wood work.
  • Gathering video from a webcam can be as simple as tricking the user into clicking on an innocuous-looking link in a Web page, a process known as clickjacking.
  • In plain English, clickjacking lets hackers and scammers hide malicious stuff under the cover of the content on a legitimate site.

Origin

early 21st century: blend of click and hijacking.

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