Questions tagged [authentication]

Authentication is the process of determining whether someone or something is, in fact, who or what it is declared to be.

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JWT authentication system login through API

This is my first time writing an authentication system. Here's how it works, first client needs to send credential within authorization header like { Authorization : 'Basic ' + credential } through ...
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A simple Java login system

I created a simple log-in system in Java for a project. Security isn't a concern here, hence the plaintext password, but I'm interested in how I can improve the quality of my code. Everything seems to ...
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Crypto createCipheriv and createDecipheriv for authentication

I'm not an expert in authentication, so I want to make sure I have done everything right. I am using crypto.createCipheriv and ...
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Creating SQL Server Database Users Dynamically from User Input

The Application I have an application in testing that runs off of an MS SQL Server database. The app allows users to authenticate using Windows authentication (that is, using the Windows username the ...
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Handling google authentication with firebase in nextjs web app

Background info I have just started using/ learning how to use Next.js and developed a basic application which allows users to view several pages, some of which are authentication protected. Users ...
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PHP Secure Remember Me for Login using PHP Session and Cookies with referer url

I have followed a mysqli tutorial to create a login with cookies and session with remember me authentication in pdo. in tutorial class had a new db_connection, I ...
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nodejs 401 request retry mechanism

I'm working on a project in which I have a backend in nodejs and from there I need to call external APIs, those APIs require authentication token which is valid for 15 minutes. So if response status ...
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Decrypting a form always returns the previous authentication ticket values [closed]

I have an MVC application that uses Active Directory membership for user authentication. After the user logs in, a FormsAuthenticatedTicket is created and ...
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React Native form for entering one-time password [closed]

Here is the React Native code to optimize: it's an OTP form. I want it to be as small as possible. ...
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Setting the token for API client generated instances in an Angular application

I am developing an Angular application who also consumes an external REST API. I am also trying the OpenAPI generator using a TypeScript template. The OK path is the following: call a method that ...
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Codeigniter 3 Registration and Login System

I am working on a basic blog application in Codeigniter 3.1.8 and Bootstrap 4. The application allows Registration and Login. I have concerns about the security level of the Registration system I ...
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Java methods to add and authenticate users in MySQL

I'm going through some code and trying to figure out how to get rid of duplicates from the following two methods. Both methods execute a simple login/register query to a local MySQL DB. I couldnt ...
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Precompiled templates with initializators (factory pattern) or single interface and method or what else?

PROBLEM I'm trying to use authboss (https://github.com/volatiletech/authboss) with quicktemplate (https://github.com/valyala/quicktemplate). The authboss rendering system is defined by one interface:...
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Middleware for authenticating GitHub webhooks

I'm currently working on a PSR-15 middleware for authenticating GitHub webhooks. ...
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Python Tkinter login GUI with database

I created a simple login program that works how I wanted them to work. I separated the GUI and database codes into two different python files. I named the files as login.py and dbaseManip.py. The ...
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User management OOP php class

I found a class that i coded for an old project about a year ago and i haven't really touched php in a while. Now i need to use similar functionality again i thought it would be the perfect time to ...
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Laravel testing for compatibility between old and new password-hashing schemes

I currently have an event listener tied to Laravel's Attempting class. The listener is designed to rehash an old password to something newer. The current DB stores ...
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Login to a school system and get account type

I'm new to MySQL database design. My question is this database is correctly built or not. We used the users table to login and get account type and here the code to login ...
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Account automation through Python (with Flask) and javascript

This is my first time doing a code review so I expect a ton of criticism on this from all you professionals. What am I doing? I'm using python with flask to create a service for my web server. My ...
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Better code for error handling in NodeJs and Express

I have this code for a post request, when the user wants to change his password. Because of all the cases and the following page renders the code came out really ugly. Is there a better way to ...
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Employee database

To keep in practice with good techniques of java programming, I've decided to write a database. All it does it stores employees, allows users that are logged in to get/set employees, and has a login ...
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Java Servlet & JSP simple login

I am currently learning Java Servlets and JSP at university. As a little practice I created a project where I want to be able to login into a protected area. Now, I got it working by using a ...
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Python classes to grab HTTP response from website entities

I am trying to implement a parent WebContent class and child classes to grab HTTP responses from the actual website entities. There are highlevel codes below and I ...
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Safely log-in and save login info into session [closed]

I would like to ask if this code is safe for user to log-in (save ID to session) and check if user is log-in when visiting site (Dashboard). ...
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WordPress rest api basic auth with IP check

I'd like to use basic auth with the WordPress API, but restrict the capability to a single IP address. I've updated the existing code from here: https://github.com/WP-API/Basic-Auth accordingly. It ...
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Login flow in app

I made the login flow without any reference to a tutorial. So I want some feedback. Basically it sends username and password in a POST request to /token. The app stores the tokens on device, then ...
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Implementation of Private Route with Auth using react-router and Context API

I'm trying to implement safe routes and checking if the user is authorized using only Context API. I'm also trying to avoid that the user can see a PrivateRoute, ...
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Authenticating an internal API with Flask

I'm developing an internal API using Flask, although due to limitations with our platform the endpoints will be accessible over the public internet. It will only have a very small number of users and ...
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Login page using RxSwift in MVVM

I am building a simple login page which will check for username before navigating to another screen and here is how I am doing the binding now. I would like to know if I am doing it right and if I am ...
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Django authentication against Exchange server

I wrote an authentication app for Django and my worry is primarily about the security of my app. My Django authentication app uses exchangelib to authenticate ...
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Authentication and auto renewal of an API Token

Following is an https call to retrieve the token, once it's retrieved, it's cached. Callers call the addTokenObserver method that sets a timer based on the token ...
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AES CTR mode encryption with HMAC

I am trying to implement AES CTR encryption mode with HMAC authentication for messages. It's encrypting and decrypting fine as long as the key length is 64 bytes, since AES key and HMAC key are ...
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Rudimentary registration and login system

I'd love for someone to review my code. It works fairly well, but I'm still getting the hang of PHP and want to make sure I've got an iron-clad system that isn't hilariously vulnerable. I'm also open ...
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User creation and sign-in script

I made code for signing in users and storing data about them. Everything is fully encrypted and secure also, it is meant to be imported into other code. I'm looking for ways to improve it and to fix ...
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PHP library that can use different authentication mechanisms

I am making a library which can use different auth mechanisms. I have abstracted the code within an interface: ...
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C++ simple password-protected console app

I have been reading about passwords and hashing algorithms and what not and decided to write a program. Overview: The user should be prompted to create a password the first time the program is ...
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Authentication script in Python

I just finished working on a personal project, it is a sort of email type program where you create an account and you can message people, the code works (as far as I’m aware) but it requires review, ...
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Firebase login/registration process for a dating app

I am developing another bigger project, I want to try a simple DatingApp and currently I try to develop a Login and Registration Form. There is no special register / login button, the code will later ...
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Saving OAuth2 credentials to database with SQLAlchemy

I'm writing web application that uses Google Proximity Beacon API to interact with beacon data. In order to access that data, I need to grant access to use beacons' information for my web application ...
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Using encryption/hashing to create a secure login

I am creating a login for an encrypted chat application which retrieves login information from a MySQL database. I have got to the point where I feel pretty confident that (to the best of my knowledge)...
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PHP password-resetting page

I am producing a PHP code and I want to implement it in my server to do its function. My question is, are there any vulnerabilities that I should correct? I tried to establish the session first then ...
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Simple Android Volley login request

I've made a simple login API request which gets a token as a response. I had to use Toast a few times. Is is possible to make it with only two ...
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Implementation of login and registration functions in servlet filter

I'm a newbie in servlet API. I have a test task to create a very simple web app with one home page and an authorization form. The requirement is to use filter somewhere in my app. Given that it's a ...
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PHP login system with prevention for session hijacking, fixation, injection, etc

I'm creating a login system and I have been reading a lot about the security measures needed to prevent session hijacking, fixation, and injection attacks, etc. These two Stack Overflow posts were ...
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Expiring JWT tokens in Flask

I've been using flask-jwt-extended for my application and one of the problems I had was logging a session out and making sure the token is not usable anymore. I've ...
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Python login system for a dice game

This is a finished login system where 2 players have to enter their username and password to proceed onto the game. The usernames and passwords are stored in a text file in this format...
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Make API request with Access Token and Refresh

I have a class that makes API requests for a mobile app. The code can be making multiple API requests at the same time. But, if the request is unauthorized, I want to refresh the access token. While ...
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React + Django (session) authentication

Is authentication implemented correctly? At the entry point to the app, which is App.js, query the Django server, which responds whether the current user is ...
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PHP User management class

Here is my code for a class that is responsible for managing some common users task like registration, login and logout. It implements also a sub class that can be used to check the session of a ...
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PHP Login Checker Stage

I have been working on my script which allows people to sign-up and login to my website. I was wondering if someone could review the code. It works but I can't help but feel it could be optimized. ...

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