Tag: security

DreamHost Crippled By A DDoS Attack

DreamHost Crippled By A DDoS Attack

Web hosting biz DreamHost has been largely crippled by a distributed denial of service attack, bringing down most of its services. DreamHost’s status page reports serious disruption to its hosting, webmail and virtual private servers, as well as degraded email performance

An Introduction To DigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls

An Introduction To DigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls

DigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls, available in all regions at no charge, provide a network-based, stateful firewall service for your DigitalOcean Droplets. They block all traffic that isn’t expressly permitted by a rule. They’re designed to be easy to configure, quick to apply, and automation-friendly

An elegant way to ruin your company’s day – introduction to public AWS EBS Snapshots

An elegant way to ruin your company’s day – introduction to public AWS EBS Snapshots

Creating public (unencrypted) EBS Snapshots might not be a great idea. Even if you are going to share them “just for a second”. A lot can be fished out of these snapshots: ssh keys, tls/ssl certificates, aws credentials, private source code and internal (extremely) valuable HR/Accounting/IT documents.