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Self hosting WordPress securely in 2018 on FreeBSD with nginx, PHP 7.2, ModSecurity, brotli, Let’s Encrypt SSL

Self hosting WordPress securely in 2018 on FreeBSD with nginx, PHP 7.2, ModSecurity, brotli, Let’s Encrypt SSL

Complete guide to hosting a secure WordPress site, powered by fast nginx web server with Web Application Firewall and brotli compression, on modern, secured PHP 7.2. There is a large volume of security-related WordPress plugins, but server-side security is even more important. If for any reasons you don’t want to use shared hosting for your WordPress needs and rather like to self-host it in a secure manner on a VPS or dedicated server – this howto is for you. If…

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I don’t like how Meltdown and Spectre – releated bugs were handled

I don’t like how Meltdown and Spectre – releated bugs were handled

I wasn’t going to write anything on the recently found x64 architecture – related bugs. I’m not a kernel developer nor even a programmer and I can’t say that I have a solid understanding of what Meltdown and Spectre attacks are. Also there already is a ton of articles and posts written by people who have no grasp of the subject. I’m however a malcontent and I find this a good way to express my feelings: Intel: as a *BSD…

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