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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Secure GraphQL API with REST auth layer

I have created a REST auth layer in front of my GraphQL API, I would like to know if it is secure enough or if I can improve anything, I will be adding more auth providers, in the end this API will ...
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Secure auth with Node.js, GraphQL, Nexus and passport with JWT's

I am trying to authenticate / authorise users with graphql, nexus, passport, prisma, graphql-shield and fastify for REST with JWT To answer possible questions: I am using passport because it handles ...
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Private desktop and mobile WebSocket connections with Node.js

Background info To learn a new branch of my dev career, I've started a new project in my spare time (I've never used WebSockets before and I also want to learn more about common authentication flows). ...
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Basic login system with 2 factor authentication

What I try to achieve I need to create a administration-panel for a website. Therefore, I need a possibility to protect the content of the panel via a password. The functionality doesn't have to be ...
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Angular Frontend login logic

This is a follow-up to this question Node.js backend login logic. I wrote the following login Angular frontend logic for my Node.js Backend (see the previous question above). Is it any good in terms ...
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Node.js backend login logic

So I wrote a rather primitive login logic in Node.js, which authenticates the user and handles JWT. Is it any good in terms of security, efficiency, building, async/sync, logging. SECURITY is my main ...
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Basic authentication with session ID

I'm quite new to web development. I want to implement basic session ID authentication. Here's the implementation ...
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Security of cookie based authorization Golang

I still write login system in Go(Golang) using cookies.But my system is still not secure enough.Can you review my code and provide some suggestions on how to improve the security?Previous question. ...
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C++ Crypto: Part 4- Scram

Looking around for modern Crypto libraries. Could not find anything good. I know I probably did this all wrong so work with me here. There will be four different reviews for four structures that build ...
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C++ Crypto:Part 3-pbkdf2

Looking around for modern Crypto libraries. Could not find anything good. I know I probably did this all wrong so work with me here. There will be four different reviews for four structures that build ...
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C++ Crypto: Part 2- HMAC

Looking around for modern Crypto libraries. Could not find anything good. I know I probably did this all wrong so work with me here. There will be four different reviews for four structures that build ...
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C++ Crypto: Part 1- Hash

Looking around for modern Crypto libraries. Could not find anything good. I know I probably did this all wrong so work with me here. There will be four different reviews for four structures that build ...
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Cookie authorization Golang

I'm writing login system in Go(Golang) using cookies.I think it's isn't safe enough. Can you provide some suggestions on how to improve the security. Main file: ...
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WinForm Logon Best Practices

I have a working logon for a WinForms Project. I use the program.cs file to launch the login form. I am not so sure there isn't a better way of implementing this. ...
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Login function with python and SQLite

I'm a new programmer who is currently working on a personal project. It is supposed to be a login program which stores user data in a SQLite database. I was wondering if anyone could look at my code ...
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ASP.NET Web API Authentication For Xamarin App

I've recently been learned how to implement a token based authentication with ASP.NET and I would love to get some input on how my code & structure is as well as how I can make it better. The code ...
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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 web ...
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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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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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