clickjack etymology

English word clickjack comes from English click, English hijack

Detailed word origin of clickjack

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
click English (eng) (dated, intransitive) To tick.. (intransitive) To emit a click.. (intransitive) To get on well.. (intransitive) To make sense suddenly.. (intransitive, computing) To navigate by clicking a mouse button.. (transitive) To cause to make a click; to operate (a switch, etc) so that it makes a click.. (transitive, computing) To select a software item using, usually, but not always, the pressing of [...]
hijack English (eng) (computing) To change software settings without a user's knowledge so as to force that user to visit a certain web site (to hijack a browser).. (computing) To seize control of a networked computer by means of infecting it with a worm or other malware, thereby turning it into a zombie.. (politics) To introduce an amendment deleting the contents of a bill and inserting entirely new [...]
clickjack English (eng) (Internet) To steal confidential information from a user who is browsing a website.

Words with the same origin as clickjack

Descendants of hijack
bluejack bodyjack carjack carjacker carjacking culture-jack seajack threadjack