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Presented at Kiwicon X: The Truth is In Here (2016), Nov. 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m. (15 minutes)

Unbeknownst to many web developers, a common "feature" of link elements in HTML can leave a website wide open to a tabnapping attack. Jen will show this wonderful "feature" in operation, demo how easy it is to exploit, and talk about mitigations.


  • jenofdoom
    Jen is a frontend dev at Catalyst in Wellington. She is alto responsible for making last year's Kiwicon website have wayyyyyy too many buttons, and is the director of next March's national JavaScript conference, nz.js(con);