Clickjacking definition in Cybersecurity

Clickjacking is a technique where an attacker tricks a user into clicking on something different from what the user perceives, potentially revealing confidential information or allowing others to take control of their computer while clicking on seemingly innocuous web pages.

Notable Incidents

  1. Twitter Clickjacking Incident (2009), used a widget to trick users into posting updates.
  2. Adobe Flash Settings Clickjacking, allowed attackers to access the camera and microphone of users.

How to Protect Your Network against Clickjacking

  1. Implement X-Frame-Options HTTP header to prevent page framing.
  2. Use Content Security Policy (CSP) to restrict framing.