CSRF Vulnerability: A 'Sleeping Giant'
If you think Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is scary and prolific, just wait for the next big Website threat: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
The CSRF vulnerability lies in most every Website, but it has remained mostly under the radar for nearly a decade it's not even included in the Web Security Threat Classification, OWASP Top 10 or Mitre Corp.'s Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) list.
But security researchers say it's only a matter of time before someone awakens the "sleeping giant" and does some major damage with it -- like wiping out a user's bank account or booking a flight on behalf of a user without his knowledge. Dark Reading - Desktop Security - CSRF Vulnerability: A 'Sleeping Giant' - Security News Analysis
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