A student came to my office today. His browser showed our fronter.com instance protected by a peculiar SSL certificate issued by royalvulkan.com. The norm for fronter.com instances are SSL certificates issued by COMODO CA Limited. The intrusive SSL certificate has a validity period spanning from 1996 to 2056, which is very odd. The certificate probably […]

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oinkmaster started complaining like this the other day: Order was restored once again by adding the following line to .wgetrc in roots home directory: This is not the proper way of handling HTTPS security, but it gets the job done. Previously we used HTTP access for downloading our snort rules, and it’s only recently we […]

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