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Clickjacking: Researchers raise alert for scary new cross-browser exploit

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    Clickjacking: Researchers raise alert for scary new cross-browser exploit



    Researchers are beginning to raise an alarm for what looks like a scary new browser exploit/threat affecting all the major desktop platforms — Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera and Adobe Flash.

    The threat, called Clickjacking, was to be discussed at the OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Conference but, at the request of Adobe and other affected vendors, the talk was nixed until a comprehensive fix is ready.

    The two researchers behind the discovery — Robert Hansen (left) and Jeremiah Grossman — have released droplets of information to highlight the severity of this issue.

    So, what exactly is Clickjacking?

    Read the whole thing here.

    -Ken
     
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