I am the ghost of groovymother.com. Woooooo!

This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'dns'

September 27, 2010


Crazy smart security and caching system for websites. You repoint your domain’s DNS to their servers, and everything gets cached and filtered automagically. Comment spam has almost entirely disappeared since I installed it on my blog.

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December 31, 2009


Handy open source tool from Google to analyze DNS servers and see if it might be worth switching away from your ISP’s default.

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August 2, 2007

Your browser is a tcp/ip relay

Attackers could theoretically use DNS rebinding to use your computer to connect to anywhere — Even internal sites. I’m skeptical that this is a “big” problem — the hurdles that an attacker would have to leap are numerous — but it’s an interesting approach.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.