I understand the purpose of the Access-Control-Allow-Credentials header, but can't see what problem the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header solves. More precisely, it's easy to see how, if ...
I understand CSRF and why cross-domain AJAX requests with cookies or other credentials can't be permitted without an Access-Control-Allow-Credentials header explicitly permitting them - otherwise I'd ...
I was just reading this answer to the question Why is the same origin policy so important? Basically, when you try to make an XMLHttpRequest to a different domain, the browser will do one of two ...
What is the point of the same-domain rule for xmlhttprequest when script tags/JSONP can cross domains?
I get that I don't want a page loaded from stackoverflow.com to be able to request gmail.com on my behalf and read my email--but this seems to be simply a cookie issue. Since JSONP bypasses ...
The answer to this question about how cookies are potentially vulnerable between sub-domains sparked my curiosity. As far as I know, if a cookie is set on a sub-path of the same domain ...