Humanizing Meltdown and Spectre.

Geeks assume the world understands geek speak. Most articles explain how the world is ending and your data will be stolen but they don't actually tell you enough detail to understand what Meltdown and Spectre are in "human speak". Both this vulnerabilities were recently discovered in our CPU chips but they are simply the way … Continue reading Humanizing Meltdown and Spectre.


Manually creating free SSL Certificates using letsencrypt

SSL/TLS in this day and age is nolonger an optional requirement but a mandatory expectation, Usually let's encrypt has an automated application that takes SSL/TLS installation, activation and refresh to a simplified easy to use level. Letsencrypt, hosted at is an effort between the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) and the Internet Security Research Group … Continue reading Manually creating free SSL Certificates using letsencrypt

Recover a hacked website

So, one of the sites i know got infected with malware, not a proud thing to say but sh*t happens, given that i had just updated wordpress and all the plugins that could safely be updated while maintaining full site functionality (in this case all the plugins that had the update option were updated) i … Continue reading Recover a hacked website

Public ip and geo location via Linux CLI

use the script below to display you IP and geo location. open a file in linx, paste the content below; e.g #!/bin/bash dig +short | curl Assign execution permissions to the file chmod a+x Execute the file and view results; ./ { "ip": "", "hostname": "", "city": "Bucharest", "region": "Bucuresti", … Continue reading Public ip and geo location via Linux CLI