After visiting a website, a user receives an email thanking them for a purchase which they did not request.
Upon investigation the security administrator sees the following source code in a pop-up window:
<form id=”badForm” action=”shoppingsite.company.com/purchase.php” method=”post” >
<input name=”Perform Purchase” value=”Perform Purchase”/>
Which of the following has MOST likely occurred?
XSRF or cross-site request forgery applies to web applications and is an attack that exploits the web
application’s trust of a user who is known or is supposed to have been authenticated. This is often
accomplished without the user’s knowledge.