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contrast security plugin for eclipse

November 2nd, 2014 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I recently learned that Contrast Security has a free plugin that tests your application against the OWASP Top 10.  We’ve tried to fix these already. You can read about how we fixed Clickjacking, CSRF and XSS in JForum. Installing I started out by installing the Contrast plugin from the Eclipse Marketplace. After restarting Eclipse, a Contrast view automatically […]

fixing clickjacking and brute force login for jforum

September 28th, 2014 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I’ve been blogging about some of the security fixes we’ve made in the CodeRanch fork of JForum such as XSS with quotes and CSRF. Today it is time to write about Clickjacking and preventing brute force logins. Clickjacking Clickjacking is an attack where someone includes your site in transparent frames and the attacker intercepts anything […]

csrf for JForum without javascript

March 23rd, 2013 by Jeanne Boyarsky

In February, I wrote a three part series on how we fixed JForum on coderanch to protect from CSRF.  In included; Analysis Extending OWASP Problems Remaining problems Unfortunately, there were three remaining problems. Some mobile devices weren’t able to handle the JavaScript which added the tokens.  Meaning our site didn’t work on all mobile devices. […]