Category Archives: Security

Handling HTTPS requests with Akka-HTTPS Server


Hi guys, In my last blogs I explained how one can create a self-signed certificate and KeyStore in PKCS12. You can go through the previous blog, as we’ll be needing certificate and keystore  for handling HTTPS requests. https://blog.knoldus.com/2016/10/18/create-a-self-signed-ssl-certificate-using-openssl/ https://blog.knoldus.com/2016/10/26/how-to-create-a-keystore-in-pkcs12-format/ Akka-HTTP provides both Server-Side and … Continue reading

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How to create a KeyStore in PKCS12 Format.


In my last blog I explained how to create a self-signed SSL certificate. You can go through the previous blog and generate the certificate and private key as we’ll be needing it for creating a KeyStore. Create a self-signed SSL … Continue reading

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Create a self-signed SSL Certificate using OpenSSL.


In this blog I’ll be giving a little bit of insight on SSL certificates and then how to create a self-signed certificate using OpenSSL. Let’s start with  “What is an SSL Certificate?“ SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. SSL is a … Continue reading

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Integrate JWT with Akka HTTP


In this article we will discuss about , how to implement  authentication or authorization in Akka HTTP routes using JWT . As we know Akka HTTP is full implementation of  server  and client side HTTP stack on top Akka actor and … Continue reading

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How to build secure Web Application


We all use web applications everyday whether we consciously know it or not. That is, all of us who browse the web. Now a days we have seen a significant surge in the amount of web application specific vulnerabilities that are disclosed to … Continue reading

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Vulnerability scanning with metasploit


Hola!! As you all aware of that vulnerabilities can cost you much more and as a developer you don’t need your website to have vulnerabilities (at least I am 😛 ). And for testing for loopholes in your application can be painful, … Continue reading

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