How to prevent WordPress CSRF attack

How to prevent WordPress CSRF attack

Wordpress CSRF attack happens the same way as it happens on other sites. Wordpress provides some inbuilt tools to protect against CSRF. We will see how to make use of these tools while creating our own wordpress plugins. What is CSRF ? CSRF meansCross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). It is a type of attack that occurs when a malicious web site, email, blog, instant message, or program causes a user's web browser to perform an unwanted action on a trusted site for which the user is currently authenticated. How does it happen ? For e.g. if you have a form on your website and you haven't protected it for CSRF attacks then a hacker can create a similar form elsewhere and trick one of your users to submit the form. This means the hacker can fill any values in the form. The damage depends on the functioning of the form. How to prevent CSRF In short, to prevent CSRF attack all we need to do is to check if...
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