Week 7 DQ 1 - abused by making the user believe they are...

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Research a current computer threat. Describe the nature of the threat and the potential repercussions it could have for a network. Some suggested sites with which to begin your search are: http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/index.jsp http://www.mcafee.com/us/ http://www.microsoft.com http://www.cnet.com I went on Cnet.com and found an article about a computer threat called click jacking. I never heard of this term before, but as I read on it made sense. It's when an attacker over the Web superimposes an invisible button over what the user wants to click on. It could be used and
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Unformatted text preview: abused by making the user believe they are clicking on something they do in there every day routine such as the mail button, but end up going to a malicious site instead. These cyber attackers can be huge threats on the internet since they can basically send you wherever they want, granted you have to click on something to initiate it. Its all is made possible by a program called iFrame and there's really no way to stop it is what the article says but I bet they will come up with something to prevent computers to be able to do this....
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