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Checking for "expired" sessions/logins on the client side

Created 2 years ago by le_topHow-tos0 comments – viewed 18,085 times – ( +6 ) – version 1.1
Getting "Expired token" errors ? Here is a solution to avoid invalid CSRF on POST or ajax requests, or user identity changes.

Extension Development (beginner)

Created about a year ago by sefburhanTutorials2 comments – viewed 17,624 times – ( +34 ) – version 1.1
To extend the functionality of you web application relative to your requirements you are supposed to use existing yii core libraries or use external libraries. There are some steps to ensure security, uniqueness, modularity, performance and to avoid rework in future.

Show captcha after <N> unsuccessfull attempts

Created 3 years ago by zitterHow-tos7 comments – viewed 17,509 times – ( +15 / -4 ) – version 1.1
In this mini howto I would like to show how to add a required captcha field in the login form, after a defined number of unsuccessfull attempts. To do this, I will use the blog demo that you have in default Yii download package (path/to/yii/demos/blog).

Yii Security-extended guide

Created 3 years ago by bingjie2680Tips11 comments – viewed 17,265 times – ( +6 / -6 ) – version 1.1
This article is called extended guide is because there is already a security guide in the Yii tutorial security section. but that guide is not complete in the sense that it does not rise the developers' attention to some other commonly happening attacks: SQL injection and magic URL, which can be major vulnerabilities in your application without much caring.

Force a User to Change Their Password (ChangePasswordFilter)

Created 4 years ago by waterloomattTutorials2 comments – viewed 16,128 times – ( +16 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes you need to force a user to change their password after x number of days. This article describes how to implement this using a filter, ChangePasswordFilter.

Logout CSRF Protection

Created 4 years ago by Rodrigo CoelhoTutorials1 comment – viewed 15,880 times – ( +10 ) – version 1.1
CSRF is the acronymn for Cross-site request forgery. It is an attack which forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which he/she is currently authenticated.


Created 3 years ago by zeroByteHow-tos0 comments – viewed 15,632 times – version 1.1
This HowTo assumes that you have a smattering of ACL in general and of how the acl-extension works basically. It will introduce you into the abstract and give you a hint on how to use Business-Rules. If you have in-depth questions, please refer to the extension documentation. Using ACL in an RBAC-manner cannot and should never obscure the fact that the underlying system is still ACL-based. In fact, the Business-Rules are just another layer in the permission-check plan.

More security in your applications with Yii and PHPIDS

Created 4 years ago by Rafael GarciaHow-tos1 comment – viewed 12,771 times – ( +8 ) – version 1.1
PHPIDS is a well known project that can be found in
tags: phpids, security

default csrf security and ajax post in one controller

Created about a year ago by jasonbanTutorials3 comments – viewed 8,606 times – ( +1 / -3 ) – version 1.1
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Key web server settings after installing a fresh Yii 2 basic or advanced app

Created about a year ago by Kartik VTips2 comments – viewed 8,534 times – ( +47 ) – version 2.0
So, you have installed a brand new Yii 2 app (basic) or (advanced). Here are a few tips for Apache web server users to get things running more secure and better with your yii2 app.