Facebook Hit By Clickjacking Attack
Clickjacking, slipping a malicious link or malware onto a legitimate Web page, is an emerging threat.
Facebook was recently targeted by a clickjacking attack.
"Clickjacking, in which an attacker slips a malicious link or malware onto a legitimate Web page that appears to contain normal content, is an emerging threat experts have been warning about," writes DarkReading's Kelly Jackson Higgins. "The attack on Facebook was in the form of a comment on a user's account with a photo that lured the victim to click on it."
"Security experts say the attack appeared to be more of a prank or trial balloon, and it affects only Firefox and Chrome browsers, according to security expert Krzysztof Kotowicz, who blogged about the attack this week," Higgins writes.
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