Moodle Developer online course launching 1st October

August 13th, 2015

HRDNZ, the Moodle Partner from NewZealand has announced a new 100% online course specifically created for Moodle Developers.  The course is designed and facilitated by Justin Hunt, well known contributor on these forums, and creator of plugins such as PoodLL, Genrico, MyTube, YouTube Anywhere, and YouTube Submission, Skim Import, and Blog Export. Read More

Presentation – Security in Moodle Plugins

July 9th, 2015

Marina Glancy, the Development Process Manager in Moodle HQ has shared a presentation about the security in the Moodle plugins during the MoodleMoot Australia (#MootAu15).

The presentation includes the typical security vulnerabilities and their probable remedial actions like Cross-site scripting (XSS), Cross-site request forgery (CSRF), Privilege escalation (incl. unauthorised access), Information leakage, SQL injection, Command-line and code injection, Illegal files access, Denial of service, buffer overflow, timeout, etc. Read More