This configuration section cannot be used at this path

In ASP.NET web.config, when you want to use a configuration which is locked at a parent level in a machine/server, you need to explicitly unlock it to use web.config for your site. Typical error would be like, “This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the section is locked at a parent…

Detect if Fiddler is Running!

Fiddler is an awesome tool and helps do a lot of things for a developer. And at the same time you might be a little worried about someone running Fiddler to intercept the network activity from your app. If you have used Fiddler yourself, you will know what the risk is. For instance, if the…

Staying Safe and Secure Online

I will explain how to stay safe and secure online in this post. Let it be Facebook, Twitter account, email account or anything you do when you are connected to internet as a user of any portal or anonymously (without logging in as a user). There are infinite possibilities in cyberspace, one may lose his/her…

SQL Injection

Introduction SQL Injection is an attack where an attacker exploits the security loopholes in your application. It is common that the developers take user input and form SQL queries based on the user input. It is fine if the user enters valid input. But if the user enters something malicious, it will be really disastrous.…