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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)



Cross-Site Request Forgery: The exploitation of a site utilizing the trust a site has for a certain user. This often involves tricking authorized users into clicking on malicious links or otherwise tricking their web browsers into making HTTP requests.

Pronunciation: CSRF is pronounced like "Sea-Surf."
Also Known As: XSRF, side-jacking, session riding, one-click attack.

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