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Security: Send security alert email to educator on potentially suspicious login #2508

merged 3 commits into from
Jun 27, 2019


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Who is this PR for?

students, families

What does this PR do?

Adds a layer of defense for detecting unauthorized account access. Updates developer alerts to be Rollbar errors for realtime notifications, and adds notification emails to the educator of the impacted account. Note that these are all rough heuristics, but after a few months they have triggered a small percentage of false positives.


Which features or pages does this PR touch?

  • Login

Does this PR use tests to help verify we can deploy these changes quickly and confidently?

  • Included specs for changes
  • Improved specs for existing code in need of better test coverage

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@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson merged commit e472643 into master Jun 27, 2019
@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson deleted the feature/login-checker-notify-educator branch June 27, 2019 20:22
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