Blog Archive


I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

RHEL & CentOS 7.4 restores HTTP/2 functionality on Nginx


Podcast: The Ceremony, the birth of Zcash


Choose source IP with ping to force ARP refreshes


Apache httpd 2.2.15-60: underscores in hostnames are now blocked


mysqldump without table locks (MyISAM and InnoDB)


Unix timeĀ 1.500.000.000


Launching the cron.weekly forum


Some more nuances to the systemd debacle


Podcast: Caching using Varnish


Giving perspective on systemd’s “usernames that start with digit get root privileges”-bug


MariaDB MaxScale 2.1 defaulting to IPv6


HTTP/2 push is tougher than I thought


Samba CVE-2017-7494: Remote Code Execution in Samba 3.5.0 and upwards


CentOS 7.4 to ship with TLS 1.2 + ALPN


(Dutch) Tech45 podcast #341: Technologica & WannaCry ransomware


WordPress starts Bug Bounty program on HackerOne


Ways in which the WannaCry ransomware could have been much worse


Why the Next 10 Days Are Critical to the Internet’s Future


Chrome to restore one-click certificate viewing in browser


NIST recommendation: remove periodic password change requirements


How to enable TLS 1.3 on Nginx


Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms


Are homogenic nameserver names a single point of failure?


Top 5 security checks for secure, unhackable web applications


cron.weekly issue #77: OpenStack, Moby, Caddy, Devuan, Linuxkit, Tmux, Jenkins & more