RS Firewall

RSFirewall! Features

Stay protected through SQL, XSS and LFI filters

Stay protected through SQL, XSS and LFI filters

Why risk the integrity of your site when you can increase the security level with a few simple clicks ? SQL, PHP, LFI, XSS, known malware - RSFirewall! will offer all the protection you need. It will even verify uploaded files (extensions, multiple extensions, banned extensions and malware patterns).


Harden your website's security

The RSFirewall! System Scanner is an on-demand scanner that checks file permissions, checks for file changes and if you have the latest version of Joomla! and RSFirewall!. This is an essential tool that will help you identify potential security liabilities.

Harden your website's security

Keep track of attackers

Keep track of attackers

RSFirewall! provides a built in system log, thus you can easily see if security relevant actions have been performed. All you need to do is select the logs in question and click on either Add to Blacklist or Add to Whitelist. Timing is esential when deleaing with security issues - you can even set RSFirewall! to send a email notification if a potential threat level is reached.


Password-protect your administrator folder

Why open up the Joomla! administrator panel for everyone ? With RSFirewall! you can add an additional back-end password. This will be displayed before the usual Joomla! administrator login page.

Password-protect your administrator folder

Spam protection for forms

Spam protection for forms

The extension can even be used to increase your form's security from span, RSFirewall! takes advantage of the Spamhaus XBL and SBL lists to check the form submitters IPs and block any form spamming behavior.


Block brute-force attacks

Automated scripts can test for various combinations of users and passwords. Without a specialized protection, it is just a matter of time until your account will be discovered. This is why RSFirewall! introduces a captcha image for your administrator panel after a few unsuccessful attempts. If more drastic measures are required, you can even block individual IPs or entire IP classes.

Block brute-force attacks

Lockdown your site

Lockdown your site

Once your site is up and ready to go, why not preserver its current state as much as possible ? RSFirewall! offers a lockdown mode that prevents new installations or the creation of other users with administrator rights.


Database check

RSFirewall! also incorporate a small, but useful feature that is designed to test each of your tables. If something out-of-place is detected it will attempt to automatically fix them via standard MySQL fix/optimize functions.

Database check

Keep up to date

Keep up to date

Alerts are sent whenever new releases for RSFirewall! and Joomla! are available. This is an important factor that needs to be taken into consideration. Whenever new releases are available, a report is published - acting like an open invitation for hackers to exploit your non-updated Joomla! site. RSFirewall! also incorporates a predefined RSS feeds list that directly relate to Joomla! security news.