There is a vulnerability in SSL3 called POODLE, it is documented in detail here by Google. SSL2 & 3 needs to be disabled in the client browser and on the web server. Below is a registry file that can be copied and run on a Microsoft IIS web servers to disable SSL 2 & 3… Read More »
It is important to realize that although a website might be running under HTTPS it does not guarantee that the session information is not accessible from normal HTTP requests. When a session cookie is generated it is important to make sure that the cookie can only be transmitted over a secure HTTP connection (HTTPS).
So what is this OAuth? This is what wikipedia says: OAuth is an open standard for authorization, commonly used as a way for Internet users to authorize websites or applications to access their information on other websites but without giving them the passwords. This mechanism is used by companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and… Read More »
In the following example i will show how to build an Identity Provider also called a passive security token service (IP-STS) that issues tokens using WS-Federation. This post builds on work done in a previous post, Create your own active STS. In this article I will show how to create a complete working example of an… Read More »