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Hacking JSON Web Tokens (JWTs)

And how attackers forge tokens and log in as someone else

Photo by Amanda Jones on Unsplash

JSON web tokens are a type of access tokens that are widely used in commercial applications. They are based on the JSON format and includes a token signature to ensure the integrity of the token.

Today, we are going to talk about the security implications of using JSON web tokens (and…

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Vickie Li

Vickie Li

Professional investigator of nerdy stuff. Hacks and secures. Creates god awful infographics. https://twitter.com/vickieli7