Pay for McDonald’s with Visa payWave in Singapore

You can now pay for a Big Mac or Prosperity Burger by simply waving your Visa payWave credit card at a cashier terminal at more than 120 McDonald’s outlets across Singapore. And by doing so, you get HKD$1 off every HKD$6 purchase at the restaurants, starting from February 26 to March 25, Continue Reading

Universal SSL: Encryption all the way to the origin, for free

Last September, CloudFlare unveiled Universal SSL, enabling HTTPS support for all sites by default. All sites using CloudFlare now support strong cryptography from the browser to CloudFlare’s servers. One of the most popular requests for Universal SSL was to make it easier to encrypt the other half of the connection: Continue Reading

TLS Session Resumption: Full-speed and Secure

At CloudFlare, making web sites faster and safer at scale is always a driving force for innovation. We introduced “Universal SSL” to dramatically increase the size of the encrypted web. In order for that to happen we knew we needed to efficiently handle large volumes of HTTPS traffic, and give Continue Reading

EasyApache 3.28.4 Released

SUMMARY cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.28.4 with PHP versions 5.4.38 and 5.5.22. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2015-0235 and CVE-2015-0273 by fixing bugs in the Core module. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.4 users to upgrade to version 5.4.38 and all PHP 5.5 users to upgrade to version Continue Reading

11.48 Now in STABLE Tier

Introducing cPanel & WHM 11.48 cPanel, Inc. has released cPanel & WHM software version 11.48 in the STABLE tier. You’re In Control The newest version of cPanel & WHM has arrived and it’s filled with exciting new updates for both hosting providers and website owners. With advances in both mail Continue Reading

End of the road for RC4

Today, we completely disabled the RC4 encryption algorithm for all SSL/TLS connections to CloudFlare sites. It’s no longer possible to connect to any site that uses CloudFlare using RC4. Over a year ago, we disabled RC4 for connections for TLS 1.1 and above because there were more secure algorithms available. Continue Reading

SSL Week Means Less Weak SSL

I’m excited to announce that today kicks off SSL Week at CloudFlare. Over the course of this week we’ll make a series of announcements on what we’re doing to improve encryption on the Internet. Inherently, for encryption to be the most effective, it has to meet three criteria: 1) it Continue Reading

POWER8 Enterprise Power E870 – 3rd Look at the Handles

I was recently sent pictures and got questions about the handle colours on the Power System E870 / E880 CEC and System Control Unit. On my early ship beta test machine, the adapter carriers have terracotta (red-ish) handles and on GA customer shipped machine blue. Terracotta handles means customer hot-plug Continue Reading

11.42 Now EOL

cPanel & WHM software version 11.42 has now reached End of Life. In accordance with our EOL policy [], 11.42 will continue functioning on servers. The last release of cPanel & WHM 11.42,, will remain on our mirrors indefinitely. However, no further updates, such as security fixes and installations, Continue Reading