In a research paper titled “Majority is not Enough: Bitcoin Mining is Vulnerable“, Professor Emin Gün Sirer and Dr. Ittay Eyal of the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, revealed the Selfish Mining attack on Bitcoin’s blockchain back in 2014.
The Amazon Link plug-in for WordPress implements geotargeting based on ip2nation, a free geotargeting library from Per Gustafsson Consulting (available here). If you are wondering what you need to do in order to integrate the Amazon Link affiliate plug-in for WordPress (seing how a separate installation plugin for WordPress is two years old as of this writing, and counting), here is a quick howto for those who can access their websites’ MySQL or MariaDB database servers.
There are two major no-nos when it comes to writing NGINX redirects:
- thou shalt not use
if statements(that’s a major no-no);
- thought shalt not use
rewrites(they are a waste of resources, as in “slow” and “expensive”).
Instead, use ol’ good location blocks. But what if you have plenty of URIs to redirect? How do you deploy RegEx magic with NGINX? Easy.
Are you concerned about the security of data transmissions in which your web server participates day in and day out? Passwords, user names, credit card numbers, and other sensitive private communications on the Internet can easily be compromised unless you actively take precautionary measures and preempt the most common exploits by means of modern cryptography. Your users trust that you will protect them. The only question is: how do you measure success?