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Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Created 4 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos3 comments – viewed 70,379 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
Starting with the blog tutorial, Yii developers are familiar with the notion of access rules defined in the controller, where the actions are allowed or denied depending on the user's name or role.

Logout CSRF Protection

Created 4 years ago by Rodrigo CoelhoTutorials1 comment – viewed 15,860 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.

Secure password hashing with bCrypt

Created 3 years ago by waitforitHow-tos3 comments – viewed 21,099 times – ( +9 ) – version 1.1
In this article I will show you how to implement a secure password hashing mechanism in your Yii projects using a bCrypt class.

More security in your applications with Yii and PHPIDS

Created 4 years ago by Rafael GarciaHow-tos1 comment – viewed 12,757 times – ( +8 ) – version 1.1
PHPIDS is a well known project that can be found in
tags: phpids, security

Force a User to Change Their Password (ChangePasswordFilter)

Created 4 years ago by waterloomattTutorials2 comments – viewed 16,114 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.

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

Created 2 years ago by le_topHow-tos0 comments – viewed 18,046 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.

Show captcha after <N> unsuccessfull attempts

Created 3 years ago by zitterHow-tos7 comments – viewed 17,471 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).

Make the authentication more securely

Created about a year ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz)Tutorials1 comment – viewed 4,200 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
Suppose a hacker has an account of your website He could set the PHPSESSID to empty After of that He login in your system The PHPSESSID remains blank and user has already logged with this session

Single PHP entry point with Nginx

Created 5 months ago by MadAndHow-tos1 comment – viewed 2,998 times – ( +2 ) – version all
In this article I will show you how to slightly increase application security, by exploiting the fact that Yii implements the Front Controller Pattern.

Using phpseclib with Yii

Created 3 years ago by nkdHow-tos8 comments – viewed 8,071 times – ( +2 ) – version 1.1
I installed phpseclib because I needed to do some AES encryption in my project. After all the hassle of installing php lib, I found out that Yii already has a security module (securityManager). I finally decided to keep using phpseclib because it has one big advantage over Yii securityManager module, it does not requite mcrypt to be installed in the phpserver!
tags: security