Posted on December 18, 2018Categories Security, Security, Technology, WordPressTags , , ,   Leave a comment on WordPress Continues To Break Things In The Name Of Security

WordPress Continues To Break Things In The Name Of Security

In what has become a nearly annual tradition, WordPress has released yet another update that broke thousands of plugins across the Internet.    As usual, they claim this is in the best interest of security.  Thus the breaking change was done with ZERO notification to developers.   It was also forced onto most sites as a “security patch release” which will update any site that does not forcibly stop automatic updates. Communication From WordPress Core Is Horrid While I don’t have … Continue reading “WordPress Continues To Break Things In The Name Of Security”

Posted on August 21, 2018Categories AWS, Security, TechnologyTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Install A Name.com SSL Cert On Amazon Linux

Install A Name.com SSL Cert On Amazon Linux

Get Your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) From Amazon Linux: cd /etc/ssl openssl req -new -key vim <domain>.<tld>.key -out <domain>.<tld>.csr Buy Your Certificate From Name.com purchase a cert for either a wildcard or single-host fully-qualified domain name.  It must match the domain identifier . used when creating your CSR. You’ll need the contents of the .csr file and private key you created above.

Posted on June 22, 2018Categories Security, TechnologyTags , ,   Leave a comment on Some Linux User and SSH Tips and Tricks

Some Linux User and SSH Tips and Tricks

User Management SSH Login With Keys From Your Computer Make sure you have created a private/public key pair.  There are tons of articles online about how to use openSSH (for real operating systems) or some convoluted third-party app like Pagent or Putty to generate an SSH key. Copy the contents of your id_rsa.pub file (you can use this public key on multiple services, BTW, they do not need to be unique per service. On The Server Login with your user … Continue reading “Some Linux User and SSH Tips and Tricks”