security

Jan
07
Running Ghost on Tor

Running Ghost on Tor

Recently I've had the opportunity to play with some new and existing technologies as a mechanism of both upskilling and
5 min read
Dec
26
Client certificates, Let's Encrypt, custom CAs and Cloudflare

Client certificates, Let's Encrypt, custom CAs and Cloudflare

Over the last week, I've been building a new server for some friends and I to host our own NextCloud
6 min read
Oct
10
IP Restrictions behind Cloudflare and Varnish

IP Restrictions behind Cloudflare and Varnish

I've recently been working with a client using Drupal, Varnish, and Cloudflare as part of their digital transformation journey. The
2 min read
Dec
16
Installing an Origin CA cert in Pound

Installing an Origin CA cert in Pound

Recently I was approached by one of the Cloudflare channel team as they advised all customers about Google's announcement [https:
2 min read
Sep
03
Verifying SSL certificates with drupal_http_request

Verifying SSL certificates with drupal_http_request

Recently I was posed with the question about verifying self-signed SSL certificates with drupal_http_request() [https://api.drupal.org/
1 min read
Nov
20
Fighting back from Drupal hacks

Fighting back from Drupal hacks

The last thing any website owner, developer or administrator wants to hear is that they've been hacked. Whether the cause
8 min read
Mar
30
Showing China the banhammer

Showing China the banhammer

Recently I started noticing a spike in the overall bandwidth on my server. A little bit of investigation revealed some
2 min read
Sep
17
Allowing anonymous comment deletion rights

Allowing anonymous comment deletion rights

I have implemented a method of anonymous comment deletion on this site, based on URL callback of a link displayed
3 min read