Giving away Google Domains invites

Giving away Google Domains invites

Giveaway Complete Updated 11/8/2014 The entry period ended last night and three winners were chosen at random this morning. Congratulations to Ehh, Mayank, and Geoffrey, the Google Domains invitation winners. Your invitations were sent earlier today to the email...
Poodlebleed exploits SSL 3.0

Poodlebleed exploits SSL 3.0

Despite being 15 years old, and theoretically replaced by TLS, SSL 3.0 is still in widespread use. As luck would have it, yesterday Google researchers revealed a vulnerability in 3.0 which allows for the decryption of secure connections. Poodlebleed is a vulnerability...
Quick introduction to DNS

Quick introduction to DNS

IP Addresses and Domains In computer networks, every single machine is identified by a numerical label called an IP address like 203.0.113.1 (IPv4) or 2001:0db8:0f61:a1ff:0000:0000:0000:0080 (IPv6). As IP addresses are hard to remember, the Domain Name System has been...
A LAMP stack with Nginx is a LEMP stack

A LAMP stack with Nginx is a LEMP stack

LEMP stack not LNMP stack For years I’ve referred to a stack consisting of Linux, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP/Python/Perl as a LEMP stack. While using LEMP might seem odd at first, it actually makes a lot of sense given that Nginx is pronounced “engine...