Category: Web & Network

A new VPS service provider – Vultr

I  just ordered a new VPS from Vultr.com. It has All SSD. Maybe the lowest price per memory. Pay $0.007/hr, you get 768MB RAM, 3GHz CPU and 15GB storage. It is about $5/month. And more datacenters than other VPS service providers. There are 14 locations worldwide, right now. I did following test though Benchmark Serverbear.

Disable SSLv2 and SSLv3 in Apache

As we always disable SSLv2 in Apache. Now it is SSLv3 turn. The recent news about the SSL 3 vulnerability is so important that I have to disable it as well. So just modify the ssl.conf of Apache [ssh]SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3[/ssh] The web site still has TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2. For

Some changes on Timthumb script

What is Timthumb? It is a small php script for cropping, zooming and resizing web images (jpg, png, gif).   Here is the official place to donwload the script. https://code.google.com/p/timthumb/ Even the developers said it is not supported any more, there are still a lot of sites or plugins of wordpress and joomla. Here is