I’ve been wanting to include SSL with my websites for some time but didn’t want to necessarily go with the generic cert provided by my hosting provider. Many months ago my curiosity was piqued when I was listening to Steve Gibson on his Security Now podcast talking about a new, free Certificate Authority called Let’s Encrypt.
You know, I honestly have no idea why I decided to do this today, but I was poking around my Digital Ocean account and found something interesting. I hopped on my droplet and for whatever reason decided to see if anyone other than myself was trying to use it. I was shocked to see how many attempts there were. Here’s but a brief section from /var/log/secure: Read More