Why Does One NGINX Worker Take All The Load?
Scaling up TCP servers is usually straightforward. Most deployments do it by spinning up multiple processes, usually same amount of CPU cores, and hope they balance the load. Turns out it’s not 100% correct.
Performing & Preventing SSL Stripping: A Plain-English Primer
HTTPS was created to allow HTTP traffic to be transmitted in encrypted form, however the authors of the KRACK Attack presented how the encryption could be completely stripped away (despite the website supporting HTTPS). This blog post presents a plain-English primer on how HTTPS protection can be stripped and mechanisms for mitigating this.
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