Monthly Archives: April 2012

World’s fastest break-in attempt

Actually, I’m pretty sure it isn’t, but still… From spinning up a new EC2 instance today to getting the first e-mail from fail2ban took a little under 6 hours. I don’t know if this makes me happy or sad. Happy … Continue reading

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WordPress, nginx, W3TC and robots.txt

A quick note to try and save somebody else the hours of pain I just experienced… Here’s the scenario: you’re being dead clever and ditching Apache in favour of Nginx to run your WordPress blog/site and pretty much have everything … Continue reading

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