How to setup your own private, secure, free* VPN on the Amazon AWS Cloud in 10 minutes

UPDATE: 1st May 2018, new L2TP system is used which is more reliable. YAML configuration is used going forward instead of JSON. You can read more about it on our webdigi github page. NOTICE: 2nd June 2017, we had comments from a few users that some new AWS accounts take a few¬†hours before the account […]

How to fix Heartbleed Vulnerability on LAMP Server (Apache PHP) CVE-2014-0160

OpenSSL which is used by several million websites was found vulnerable to the heartbleed vulnerability. Thankfully it is quick and easy to fix following these instructions. Why do I need to fix it? When it is exploited it leads to the leak of memory contents from the server to the client. This means anything in […]

A single kill switch for 90% of the top ten websites

There are hundreds of domain name registrars you can choose to register your website domain name with. EG: Gandi, Namecheap, Godaddy to name a few popular ones. However, we recently had a couple of clients who use markmonitor as their domain name registrar. Looking around on markmonitor website and searching through the whois records revealed […]

Get your own cloud server running in 15 minutes

This article uses Amazon EC2 and does not require any additional software installed on your machine to get your own cloud instance running other than your browser. To further configure your instance once it is running you will need Putty or an RDP client depending on your server instance. Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) is […]