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May 25, 2012

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Why I Think Every Site Should Use CloudFlare

A couple of days ago, you may have noticed that our website was offline. The site itself was still running (the servers were still up), it was just that our domain registrar, 123-reg had suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) atttack, which they attempted to stop by making various changes to their core network configuration.

May 11, 2012

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My Plea to Wireless Router Manufacturers

I had an interesting experience last week – I was asked if I could help someone figure out their wireless network key. I started thinking that I would need to crack the key (as they couldn’t remember it, and didn’t have it recorded anywhere), then I thought “it’s probably stored in the administration interface somewhere, and that would be the best place to look”, so I told them to access the admin interface and look for the key.