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Watch a clickjacking attack take control of a Webcam

In this video, CNET Executive Editor Tom Merritt and Jeremiah Grossman from Whitehat Security explore the basics of "clickjacking" and show how it can be used to take control of a computer's Webcam.

We reported on clickjacking back in September 2008, but if you haven't seen how easy it is for malicious individuals to perpetrate a clickjacking attack, here's your chance. In this episode of CNET's show Hacks, Executive Editor Tom Merritt and Jeremiah Grossman from Whitehat Security explore the basics of "clickjacking". Grossman demonstrates how clickjacking can be used to activate a computer's Web cam using Flash and offers a few tips for protecting yourself.

Check out the following TechRepublic articles for more information on clickjacking:

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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