Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
Information in this chapter:
Understanding Cross-Site Request Forgery
Securing the Browsing Context
Imagine standing at the edge of a field, prepared to sprint across it. Now imagine your hesitation knowing the field, peppered with wildflowers under a clear blue sky, is strewn with mines. The consequences of a misstep would be dire and gruesome. Browsing the web carries a metaphorical similarity that while obviously not hazardous to life and limb still poses a threat to the security of your personal information. This chapter is dedicated to a type of hack in which your browser ...