Cross-Site Request Forgery, or CSRF, is a type of attack that exploits the trust that a user’s browser has in a web application. It tricks the user’s browser into executing unwanted actions on a web application in which the user is currently authenticated.

How CSRF Works

Impact of CSRF Attacks

CSRF attacks can result in unauthorized actions being performed on a user’s behalf, often without the user’s knowledge. Consequences might include unauthorized:

Prevention Measures

Here are some techniques to help prevent CSRF attacks:

By understanding and applying these preventive measures, the risk of CSRF attacks can be significantly reduced, enhancing the overall safety and security of web applications.