Fandom

The IT Law Wiki

Likejacking

32,181pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Definition Edit

Likejacking is a Facebook-enabled clickjacking attack that tricks a user into clicking links that mark the clicked site as one of his/her Facebook "likes." After clicking "like", a link to the malicious page is posted to the user's profile in an attempt to dupe his friends and family to click on the link as well.

Overview Edit

"Facebook has largely countered this attack by asking the user to confirm a 'Like' before it posts if the user is 'Liking' an untrustworthy domain."[1]

References Edit

  1. Best Practices to Address Online and Mobile Threats, at 10.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki