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Tell me what is Cross-Site Request Forgery?


Not knowing this is more forgivable than not knowing what XSS is, but only for junior positions. Desired answer: when an attacker gets a victim’s browser to make requests, ideally with their credentials included, without their knowing. A solid example of this is when an IMG tag points to a URL associated with an action, e.g. A victim just loading that page could potentially get logged out from, and their browser would have made the action, not them (since browsers load all IMG tags automatically).

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