25. May 2010 · Comments Off on Tabnabbing – a new variation on phishing · Categories: Malware, Phishing · Tags: ,

Aza Raskin, the Creative Lead for Firefox, (via Ajaxian) describes a new variation on phishing called "tabnabbing," the "process of replacing the entire contents of a page while it's on a background tab." This is another example of malicious Javascript in action. Does your Secure Web Gateway vendor block this attack?