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Fail2Ban (dev)

Published on 8.03.2023

(D)DoSing really harms us. We had many attemps to attack wide spread vulnerabilities, these use up a lot of bandwidth, which is already limited for us. We setup fail2ban now with in some cases strict rules. We noticed really high cases of DDOSing and Brute forcing via ssh. Please avoid unnecessary r…

Bye Cloudflare – New Plans for the Website (dev)

Published on 12.02.2023

Hey, as you may know I host this website @home and only use Cloudflare to protect my private internet access. But that will change. I found a very cheap VPS (for only 2€/Month) to do hosting myself in the future. So then the data will still be kept at my home, but the reverse proxying (to hide …

Incidents on 18 December (incidents)

Published on 18.12.2022

At around 1:00 the Website was returning 500 errors. Reason: An incorrectly configured automatic-update-system, updated the PHP version, without updating it in the webserver config. After that, it uninstalled various PHP modules from the current, older PHP version, e.g. the database connection modu…

Privacy at TimedIn (personal)

Published on 13.12.2022

I recently dived deep into the topic of privacy and completely changed my online life (bye bye Apple). So what about privacy on this website etc. Firstly, we never sell or provide third parties any data, we use no analytics (Google Analytics etc.) or Ads, for analytics we only store the anonymize…