Tag: csrf

CSRF Protection – Part 2

Before I begin, I owe you an apology. In previous part I told that I would like to describe prevention mechanism, but when I got down to coding, I thought that this would be rather tedious and uninteresting. If you want to see how it works, just go to Flask’s WTF forms extension on github […]

CSRF protection – part 1.

CSRF – Cross Site Request Forgery is an attack in which the user performs unauthorized actions on a web page they are signed in to. In this article I will describe the theory behind it and in next part (available here), I’ll give you some code to fool around with. What is the problem? Imagine […]