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Just Another HTTPS Nudge

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I was strongly reminded about the scariness of non-secure websites the other day. I'm using Xfinity as an internet service provider, and they give you a device that is both a cable modem and a router. Here's a tiny bit of backstory. I use a VPN, and...

Quick Tip: LetsEncrypt “server” error fix on Ubuntu 16.04

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I recently had to renew the HTTPS certificates for my server, and ran into trouble. The errors that the command sudo letsencrypt renew was spewing out were these: Processing /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/bitfalls.com.conf 2017-02-06 07:43:08,126:WARNING:...

Free SSL For Any WordPress Website

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  If you have an e-commerce website, then SSL is mandatory for safely processing credit cards. But even if you aren’t processing payments, you should still seriously consider secure HTTP (or HTTPS), especially now that I’m going to show y...