Tag: Security

  • Don’t like people leeching your wireless?

    Don’t just block them, get a little more creative…. http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pete/upside-down-ternet.html Enjoy:)

  • CAPTCHA with Seam in Three Minutes

    Adding a CAPTCHA to a form using Seam is easy now that Seam is bundling jCaptcha. The Seam documentaiton is good, and can be found in section 13.9 here: http://docs.jboss.com/seam/2.0.0.CR2/reference/en/html/security.html#d0e7755 If you used seam-gen to create your project, you will need to make a few changes. First, you need to modify your project’s ant build […]

  • How to block an IP in Linux

    I run Debian on my server, and I often find that my server is being attacked by other computers. Brute force SSH attacks, viruses scanning for the ability to spread, things like that. I’ll go into the SSH brute force defenses in a later post, but for now I’ll cover how to easily block an […]

  • ATG Security

    World-facing websites always have to be written carefully in order to prevent malicious attacks. There are tons of additional vulnerabilities and attack vectors which need to be addressed as well, but in this post I’m going to talk about the two most common: Cross Site Scripting (XSS) and SQL Injection. If you already know what […]

  • Lions and Tigers and Third-Party Javascript

    There are many reasons that you may wish to put a third-party javascript reference on your website. Serving ads, making use of tracking and analytics tools such as Google Analytics, and many other features may want to use a remotely referenced third-party javascript. The big issue here is trust. By putting a remotely referenced javascript […]