What is Tabnabbing and Tabnapping?





The term 'Tabnabbing' was coined in early 2010 by Aza Raskin, a security researcher and design expert.

The word ‘Tab Napping’ comes from the combination of ‘tab’ and ‘kidnapping’ used by clever phishers, scammers, and hackers.

Tabnabbing or Tabnapping is a same attack.


It's is a computer exploit and phishing attack, which persuades users to submit their login details and passwords to popular websites by impersonating those sites and convincing the user that the site is genuine.


Basically, It is a type of phishing attack and the advanced or smart method of phishing and comes in the category of Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards. 



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