Protect yourself against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Hackers can pretend to be you and carry out financial transactions in your name.
Hackers have devised a way to ‘filter’ your personal and financial information when you’re doing your internet banking. Read on to learn how to protect yourself.
Are you at risk?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, you are at risk of CSRF.
CRSF is a malicious type of website whereby unseen and unauthorized commands are transmitted from a user that a website, such as internet banking, thinks it knows and trusts.
When opening a website, commands operate in the background that may not be visible on the screen. If you use internet banking and other websites at the same time, you are at risk of unauthorised commands operating on your internet banking account, sending requests to criminals to transfer funds out of your account.
You can help prevent CSRF attacks by: