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clickjacking

n
the practice of using a disguised hyperlink to direct an internet user to a website he or she does not wish to visit
[from click (sense 5) + hijack]
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The latest penalty was imposed after his company, Xplosion Limited, ran a scam known as click-jacking.
According to IC3, "social media has provided a quintessential goldmine of personal data for perpetrators." Some of their social media fraud methods include click-jacking, concealing hyperlinks beneath legitimate clickable content, doxing, publicly releasing a person's identifying information online without authorization, and pharming -- redirecting users from legitimate websites to fraudulent ones for the purpose of extracting confidential data.
Khaled Al Hawasli, 32, manager for security analysis at Help AG, gave XPRESS a demo in which this reporter's user name and password were compromised by clicking what looked like a Facebook "Follow Us" button on the webpage of a restaurant infected with a "click-jacking" code.