Dictionary.com

clickjacking

[ klik-jak-ing ]
/ ˈklɪkˌdʒæk ɪŋ /
Save This Word!

noun Digital Technology.
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.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of clickjacking

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

OTHER WORDS FROM clickjacking

click·jack·er, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK