Now includes a version for Joomla! ® 3.0, including versions for 2.5, Joomla! ® 1.7, Joomla! ® 1.6 and Joomla! ® 1.5

Joomla! ® has one security problem, any web user can easily know if the site is created in Joomla! ® by typing the URL to access the administration area (i.e. This allows hackers to hack the site easily once they crack the id and password for Joomla! ® . The jSecure Authentication component prevents access to the administration (back end) login page if the user does not use the appropriate access key.

Easy to install, jSecure adds a higher level of security to your Joomla! ® website.

The original jSecure was "favorited" over 370 times on the Joomla! ® Extensions Directory and had a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars- and the new version is even better!

Note: Please uninstall the old version of jSecure Authentication before installing the new version of jSecure Authentication 3.X. Instructions on how to uninstall jSecure 3.X are in the readme.txt file that comes with jSecure 3.X.  

FeaturejSecure LitejSecure Authentication (1.5.x)jSecure Authentication (2.5.x & 3.x)
Basic Configuration - Set the master passkey to restrict administration access yes yes yes
Help - Usage guide yes yes yes
IP Filters - Whitelist & Blacklist IPs no yes yes
Master Password - Restrict access to jSecure features in administration no yes yes
Master Login Control - Only one instance of a user allowed to login at a time no yes yes
Administrator Password Protection - Add a layer of security using htaccess username & password no yes yes
Directory Listing - View the files & folders listing of your site no yes yes
Component Protection - Restrict access to other components installed on your site by setting passwords for them no yes yes
Mail - Get notified on each correct & incorrect login attempt made on your site administration no yes yes
Master Mail - Get notified if any user changes the configuration of jSecure via administration no yes yes
Log - Set the time period for which the logs should be stored no yes yes
View Log - Get a detailed view of the login activities & jSecure configuration changes no yes yes
Meta Tag Controller - Override the default values for global meta data which is helpful for SEO no yes yes
Hits Graph - Detailed graph to show correct & incorrect hits on your site administration by a day, week or a month no yes yes
Auto Ban IP - Bans an IP automatically after a specific number of attempts for a particular time period from accessing the administration no yes yes
UserKeys - A feature to assign different userkeys to multiple users whom you wish to grant access to administration without sharing the master passkey with them no no yes

jSecure Authentication 3.X has a range of improvements including:

Change Logs:

Change Log for (J1.5, J1.6, J1.7, J2.5, J3.0):



Note : Only for joomla! version 2.5.x and 3.x

Multiple Userkeys
Assign multiple userkeys to different users whom you wish to grant access to your joomla! backend without sharing your master passkey.   
Form Based Authentication
Changed the look & feel of form based authentication page.

Resource not found(404)
Fixed the Resource not found (404) console error for the file jsecure.css in jSecure login form.

Auto Ban I.P Address
Auto Ban IP Feature. Blacklist vulnerable IP addresses automatically.

Manage IP's
With this feature you can simply add/remove Blacklisted IP's from "View Log".

Secure Components
Now with jSecure you can password protect installed components in admin area.

Access Graph
Graphical representation of correct v/s wrong access for different segments of time.

Change Log for (J1.5, J1.6, J1.7, J2.5, J3.0):
Added Security Features:

A. Master Password:
You can block access to the jSecure component from other administrator. Setting to "Yes", allows you to create a password that will be required when any administrator tries to access the jSecure configuration settings in the Joomla administration area. If you do not enter a master password, the default password will be "jSecure". Provides options to include particular sections of the component in master password.

B. Master Login Control:
Login control to restrict multiple users from logging into the site using same username and password.

C. Admin Password Protection:
Added password protection to add extra security layer over the administrator folder using htaccess and htpassword.

D. Directory Listing:
Directory listing to show list of all files and folders with their permissions on the site.

Added Tools:

A. Black Listed/ White Listed IP's:
Now range of IPs can be black listed or white listed by using format '192.*.*.*'. Warning !!! Use of '*.*.*.*' is not permitted. !!!

B. Meta Tag Controller:
Meta tag controller to override metadata of Joomla.

C. Purge Sessions:
Using this option will cleanup session of all logged-in users and they let logged-out.

Change Log for (J2.5, J3.0)
Included option to manage the permission settings for the user groups.

Change Log for (J3.0):
Important release, lots of changes to prepare for Joomla! 3.0

Change Log for (J1.5, J1.6, J1.7):
A. Fixed JSecureConfig::$iplistB and JSecureConfig::$iplistW bug for Joomla 1.5.X, Joomla 1.6.X & Joomla 1.7.0.
B. Fixed issues with mail headers for Joomla 2.5 .
C. Added text input feild instead of text area in the form option of Basic Parameters for Joomla 1.5.X, Joomla 1.6.X & Joomla 1.7.0.

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