Framesniffing With Chrome, Safari And Internet Explorer

Security consultancy Context has produced an analysis of framesniffing, an attack technique that can data mine sensitive data through web browsers and iFrames. Framesniffing isn’t a typical cyber attack. It doesn’t seek to deposit a trojan or rootkit on the target computer. Instead it simply harvests private data that can subsequently be amalgamated and used for different purposes: for example to build a detailed personality profile for a potential spear-phishing target, or to determine the likelihood of a potential merger or acquisition.

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