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Automatically downloading GotRoot / AtomiCorp mod_security WAF rules

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 16:07 -- James Oakley

Phew, the heading of this post was a mouthful!

This post is a technical one, that probably won't interest many of my regular readers. However I know there are plenty of people looking for how to do this, so I thought I'd post this in case it helps others later.


mod_security is a free or charge module for the Apache webserver. It allows HTTP requests to be analyzed, using a large number of characteristics. You'd be looking for evidence that someone's request to GET or POST is malicious, and you'd block them if so.

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Recovering the book of Revelation

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:02 -- James Oakley

Once every 2-4 months, we have an informal evening service in Kemsing under the name of "Digging Deeper". We sing a few songs, and say a few prayers, but most of our time is devoted to taking some topic addressed by the Bible and digging deeper together in what the Bible says. We've thought about the Trinity before, and we've thought about the inspiration of Scripture. Last night, we considered our hope as Christians - where is history heading, what is our part in it, and how certain can we be?

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