Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Free Likejacking Prevention — Plug-In for Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari

ThreatLabZ, the research arm of Zscaler, released a free tool to combat the biggest threat on Facebook -- Likejacking.

Called Zscaler Likejacking Prevention, it was developed for the sole purpose of helping consumers stop being further victimized.

This popular attack leverages clickjacking to trick users into "Liking" a fake video, survey or web link, propagating the scam further as it spreads virally from one person to their network, and on to their networks’ networks, and so on. (download) (more)