Tech Tip: What Does a Possible CSRF Attack Message Mean?

Cross-Site Request Forgery, which is abbreviated as CSRF, is flagged as a possible attack when a malicious website causes a user’s web browser to perform an undesired action on the trusted site where the user is currently authenticated.

CSRF attacks, also known as “one-click” attacks and hostile linking, can force users to perform unwanted actions such as transferring funds, changing their email address, etc. 

There is help if you get one of these error messages.  Our Technical Support Engineer, Kathy Barnett, walks you through the steps to fix your error.

To learn how to fix this error, download our PDF: How to Handle a “Possible CSRF Attack” Message