i find myself breaking things far too often. maybe i’ve broken a lot more than i wanted to.

i’m a software engineer gone cyber security geek. i love to pentest, code, and break things… not in that order. i also game from time to time. stick around, you may like my content.

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a developer gone cyber security geek

October 2019

At 9:30 PM last week, my infrastructure received a denial of service attack. The infrastructure hosts this blog, my wifes blog, my wifes eCommerce store and some work-in-progress projects that I'm preparing to release. In addition, it also hosts a VPN for when I'm on the go, a few staging environments, my media

Is there such thing as privacy in any modern digital society? In recent years, privacy has been a very hot topic. With the Snowden leaks and continuous reports of violations across the world, there’s a strong case against privacy in a digital age. I’d argue that you should have no expectation of privacy in

I’ve been a long time user of Debian to run my stack, and it’s been pretty resilient on my small websites. Alas, as my websites grow in traffic I wanted something to provide more security and isolation, while offering individual limitations for non-priority resources. I first spotted Cloudlinux when researching shared hosting isolation, and

As you can tell, this site relies on cloudflare for its CDN. It’s not the best CDN but it’s been getting the job done, alas, my traffic has outgrown the free cloudflare plan and it’s time to upgrade. I’m preparing to upload all my assets to BunnyCDN, it’s got great support and in my