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byZARKON, June 1, 2012
RSFirewall!
Using RSFirewall in Joomla 2.5 since version 1.0.34 (January 2012).
Advantages: Protection against SQL injection, PHP, LFI and XSS injections and attacks in real time.
The analyzer site for twenty-four parameters that affect the safety of Joomla. Advanced System log. Protection of the administrative area site with a password and additional safety circuits. Blocking site of the changes. Analyzer database schema. Blocking access to the settings of the RSFirewall with a password. Black list of IP addresses that are denied access to the site. Allocation of access rights to the site administrators, and administrative area to the individual components. Basic protection against DoS attacks. Filtering files uploaded to the site. Protection from scanning the site for vulnerabilities. Protection of the Administrator account of any changes.
Disadvantages: not currently found.
Very good extension for the comprehensive protection of the site. Translated in the Russian language.
Support - very good. Questions decide quickly.
I use to protect the personal blog of weekly attacks.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, June 1, 2012
OSOLCaptcha
Using OSOLCaptcha in Joomla 1.5 since version 1.0.6 (February 2011).
Advantages: Integration with different forms, ease setup. You can configure the extension to your own website design.
Disadvantages: does not support reCAPTCHA/
Once in Joomla 2.5 appear reCAPTCHA, there was no longer to use the OSOLCaptcha
Formerly used as a captcha to the form of contacts on the blog.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
Owner's reply

for those who have read this review,THIS IDIOT is complaining that there is no recpatcha in my plugin which actually is a feature request.please check http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla!_Extension_Directory_FAQs#Reviews( which clearly states that feature request could not be posted as user review ).please read the forum thread(http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?p=2550978) about other instances these types of craps as well

byZARKON, June 1, 2012
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
jSecure
Using jSecure Authentication in Joomla 2.5 and 1.5 since version 1.0.9 (March 2010).
Advantages: You can hide the path to the administrative area of ​​the site, log on the entrance and to block access by IP address.
Disadvantages: Sometimes when you upgrade the expansion there are problems with access to the administrative area.
Good value for money, easy to configure. Closes one of the biggest problems in the site's security - access to the administrative area.
I use to hide the administrative area of all sites that are creating.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, June 1, 2012
GTranslate
Using GTranslate in Joomla 2.5 and 1.5 since version 1.5.x.27 (October 2011).
Advantages: translate the site for a very large number of languages.
Disadvantages: not always properly display layout pages, opens the window with the "cap" Google translator, automatically redirect the browser to another page.
Now use the Gtranslate Enterprise to translat blog in three languages ​​(Ukrainian, Russian, German). It is devoid of all defects Gtranslate.
Using it to translated into three languages ​​graduate website.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, June 1, 2012
Encrypt configuration
Using Encrypt configuration in Joomla 2.5 and 1.5 since version 1.7 (August 2011).
Advantages: easy to install and configure, integration with Community Builder
Disadvantages: in contrast to the SSL certificate can not authenticate domain.
This expansion - a free alternative to SSL certificate. It can be installed on any hosting, in contrast to the SSL certificate. Easy to configure. It's a pity that I have not found a way to check on how much he efektiven.
Using it to protect the administrative area of the site and registration form of Community Builder.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, May 16, 2012
Using CB reCaptcha in Joomla 2.5 since February 2012 as an alternative to commercial CAPTCHA for Community Builder.
Pros: Integration with reCAPTCHA, simple interface.
Disadvantages: if you do not use reCAPTCHA, you have problems with HTTPS.
Technical support - do not used.
Using CB reCaptcha for registration on the blog and the website of the university.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, May 16, 2012
Attachments
Using Attachments in Joomla 2.5 and 1.5. Using it since Attachments 2.1.2 (January 2011).
Advantages: centralized management of all attachments of the administrative area site.
Disadvantages: there is no way to limit the number of downloads, for example, for the user.
Technical support - do not used.
User-friendly interface, has almost all the components necessary capacity investments. Translated into Russian.
Using Attachments for attaching files on the blog.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla since December 2009.
byZARKON, May 15, 2012
AcyMailing Starter
I use AcyMailing starter since version 2 (approximately July 2011).
Pros: a lot of options, user-friendly interface, translated into many languages ​​(including Russian). Integrates with Community Builder. Allows you to create beautiful HTML emails and manage multiple mailing lists.
Weaknesses: the free version has limitations on working with large lists of subscribers (not easy to work) and the statistics are very limited.
Technical support - do not used. I think that for the webmaster to configure and use this extension does not take much problems.
Using AcyMailing Starter for sending newsletters from the blog.
Engaged in web technologies since March 2007. Use Joomla with December 2009.
byZARKON, September 23, 2011
CComment Pro
I use Compojoom comment both on Joomla 1.5 and on 1.7. To the basic advantages I want to carry the following: convenient management of comments, multilingual, a considerable quantity of the options, well thought over protection against spam (integration with Akismet, reCAPTCHA, the filter of obscene lexicon, blocking on IP), support UBB of codes, smiles, search in the comments, the built in templates of registration and styles, integration with Community Builder and Gravatar. There is a possibility of import of comments from other systems in Compojoom comment. The component is updated regularly. On a site there is a big forum. Technical support at good level.
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