CSRF stands for Cross Site Request Forgery. It is a type of attack in which victim ends up executing unwanted actions on a web application unknowingly. This vulnerability has been in the top 10 vulnerabilities list that is published by OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project). Although the threat level has been reduced over the years, this one is still maintaining the top 10 position.
A few days back we saw what Cryptojacking is and how the hackers steal your CPU cycles without you knowing about it. Hacking has been constantly on the rise as internet penetration is growing. Hackers always expect to find someone not following security practice and to con him/her. Let’s learn about another old trick which hackers use to steal information from an unsecured network – known as Sidejacking.