[ klik-jak-ing ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. a malicious technique that causes a website user to unknowingly click on an undesirable link concealed by clickable content that is of interest, thereby tricking the user into making an unintentional purchase or revealing confidential information: Identity thieves have become masters of clickjacking.

Origin of clickjacking

First recorded in 2005–10; blend of click1 and (hi)jack + -ing1

Other words from clickjacking

  • click·jack·er, noun

Words Nearby clickjacking Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024