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CloudFlare and the infinite SSL loop

I recently launched a Pivotal hosted web site that required SSL for a few sensitive pages.  Pivotal CloudFoundry doesn’t support personal SSL certificates on their front-end router / load balancer, so they recommend… 578 more words

The Battle of the Routers

There are several simultaneous forces tugging at companies like Cisco which make network routers. Cloud providers like Amazon and CloudFlare are successfully luring large businesses to move their IT functions from local routers to large data centers. 885 more words


Researchers say Superfish is just the beginning of consumers' woes

Superfish, the company that put an unknown number of Lenovo customers at risk with its advertisement injection software, isn’t the only one undermining Web security for profit. 334 more words


Pro-tips for production server setup (when shit hits the roof)

This post is not related to production deployment automation. This post is our voice of experience (read as: major issues caused due by “minor” missing server configurations) and how we resolved them. 958 more words


How to use Cache Headers to speed up your website with Django and CloudFlare

Since I started working at bigger startups, like MinbilDinbil, I had to face the problem of providing pages to a larger amount of users every day. 619 more words

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Not again, Cloudflare

The last time I was Captcha-blocked by Cloudflare, I had JavaScript disabled (disabling Cloudflare’s automated proof-of-work bullshit) and was using Tor, which (according to a Cloudflare flack on Twitter) is “suspicious.” (I call it “medium security.”) 360 more words


What is Protocol Rewriting in the CloudFlare Wordpress Plugin

What is Protocol Rewriting?When you load your WordPress site, your computer connects to your website using one of two protocols: HTTP or HTTPS. The second (“HTTPS”) is used when you create a secure… 34 more words