./brain --dump

It's been more than 10 years since Wednesday, March 26, 2003 - the day my current OpenPGP key was created. Many things have happened since then, 1024bit DSA losing a lot of its trust margin being one of them. I am now retiring it in favor of a 4096 bit RSA key in the hope that 10 years from now it w...

For a while I've been enforcing encrypted connections for my servers wherever possible. However, I trusted the client software to make somewhat smart decisions about what ciphers they use. This is - as it turns out - at least currently not a good idea.

OpenSSL especially seems to have had a ve...

Creating custom error pages using Apache is easy. Simply put

ErrorDocument 404 /errors/404.html

in your vhost-config or .htaccess and apache will serve your file instead of that ugly default message.

However, when you use a static file, requests to /errors/404.html will now result in your er...