django-defender (Django Defender)

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Tool and Usage

Django-defender is a reusable app for Django that blocks people from performing brute forcing login attempts.

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How it works

Django-defender uses a cache (with Redis) when checking the login attempts, to reduce the load on the database back-end.

Usage and audience

django-defender is commonly used for application security. Target users for this tool are developers.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Django-defender is under development by Ken Cochrane.


Support operating systems

Django-defender is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release0.4.3 [2017-04-14]
License(s)Apache License 2.0
Last updatedJan. 9, 2018

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