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Hacking the Same-Origin Policy

How attackers bypass the fundamental Internet safeguard to read confidential data.

Photo by Katya Austin on Unsplash

The Same-Origin Policy is one of the fundamental defenses deployed in modern web applications. It restricts how a script from one origin can interact with the resources of a different origin. It is critical in preventing a number of common web vulnerabilities.

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Vickie Li

Vickie Li

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