A Guide to Securing Node.js Applications

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  • vuln-regex-detector

    Detect vulnerable regexes in your project. REDOS, catastrophic backtracking.

    The Regular expression Denial of service attack (ReDOS)is a type of DOS attack where the attacker exploits the regular expression implementation in the system. Some regular expression takes heavy computing power to execute and the attacker can exploit it by submitting requests that involve regular expression in the system which in turns increases the load on the system leading to system failure. You can use software like this to detect the dangerous regular expressions and avoid using them in your system.

  • validator.js

    String validation


  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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