Github Over HTTPS

Github defaults to using the default SSH port (22) but it can be reconfigured to use HTTPS port 443. To test this run the following command: ssh -T -p 443 git@ssh.github.com The above -p 443 parameter tells SSH to connect … Continue reading



Web Server Basic Authentication = Weak

I’d like to point out that I knew Basic Authentication in web servers were not bullet proof but in fact the total opposite (pointed out in the energy@home documents). This was hammered home when I was inspired to do some … Continue reading



Create And Enable SSL On Ubuntu LAMP Server

Introduction SSL is used to encrypt data between the client e.g a user viewing a website to the web server which hosts the site. SSL uses certificates which are signed and verify the validity of a website. Like any vendor … Continue reading