Techniques to Detect Clickjacking Vulnerability in Web Pages

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 472)


Clickjacking attack attracts clients towards clicking on items unsuspectingly to set in motion unpleasant web pages that may be punctual to perform undesirable operations on genuine web pages without any notifying the clients. Specifically, victims can be misled through clicking on items from different websites, for example, online social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter), shopping websites (Amazon), etc. This paper discusses in particular the efficient defence techniques, which comprise a tedious process of preventing clickjacking attacks. The study of different types of malicious activities, vulnerabilities and their weaknesses in web program framework is a challenging task. We study different approaches and defence techniques with the purpose of providing a valuable reference to clickjacking attacks in order to enable a safe and secure web environment. In addition, this paper provides a review of injecting different types of clickjacking attacks in a webpage constrained environment. To fight against clickjacking attacks, it is important to see how these attacks happen in the present reality along with the comparative study of the state of the art solutions.


Clickjacking attacks Likjacking attacks Cursorjacking attacks Clickjacking defenses 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringGovernment Women Engineering CollegeAjmerIndia

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