What Is Clickjacking?

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Are we talking about something other than the cunning and elusive Clickjacking? Then, well, well. Like a ninja, you only notice this sneaky attack approaching once it's too late. Don't fear. We're here to explain what Clickjacking is. What precisely is Clickjacking, then? In this kind of assault, a hacker deceives you into clicking on something you didn't intend to. It's similar (or is that just me?) to when a friend requests you to hold a bag for them for a moment, and then suddenly, you're having their pet tarantula. Clickjacking can be used to remotely control your computer or to steal your confidential information in the digital world. It operates in a reasonably cunning manner. The hacker will produce a webpage that appears to be legitimate but contains a concealed component (such as a button or link) that you can't see. You click on the hidden element when you click on something on the website, which causes an unintended action to be carried out. Clever, huh? You can defend yourself against clickjacking in several methods. Make sure you only rely on links from reputable sources first. It's best to avoid a website or communication that seems dubious. Antivirus software can also be used to find and stop shady behavior. You can further safeguard yourself by turning off JavaScript in your online browser. Web developers use this language to add interactivity and dynamic elements to their sites, but hackers can also use it to conceal their sneaky components. You can stop Clickjacking from occurring in the first place by deactivating JavaScript. Won't blocking JavaScript break many websites? You might be asking. You're also correct that some websites do need JavaScript to run correctly. If you need to use a particular website, you can always allow it again, so don't worry. Preventing being the target of a Clickjacking attack is a minor inconvenience. You now know the essence of clickjacking. It's a cunning little attack that could be used to steal your confidential information or take over your computer, but you can defend yourself from it with caution and a few basic preventative measures. Remember to always be wary of claims that seem too good to be true (or too innocent to be dangerous), and make sure your web browsers are up to date!

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