Caution with Copy Pasting

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Caution with Copy Pasting

Industry: N/A | Level: Strategic | Source: Wizer

In a blog post from Wizer, a security training platform, founder Gabriel Friedlander shared malicious JavaScripts can hide behind the web page's HTML. The malicious software uses the 'event listener' to replace copied clipboard data tampering with the user's intended copy and paste elements. The concern comes from users copying and pasting commands from web pages to command terminals that could be executed after pasting (manually or with new line) without user caution.

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