Right, and they fixed 90% of it in FORTY-SEVEN MINUTES!
What undiscovered vulnerabilities exist in LE?
The bottom line is that for most people using shared hosting LE is too
hard to implement. I’m sorry if you don’t want to hear that, but
consider the differences in difficulty of implementation. LE is
hugely virtuous, with a noble motive- getting the whole web on https.
Cloudflare is more time-effective for the vast majority of people with
small websites on shared hosting. It has far better useability. It
LE and CLoudflare are intended for different audiences. Those who are
able to use LE easily will find it’s their best solution. But LE is
only useful for very technically able users. I -finally!-got it to
work, but it took me three weeks. Cloudflare was up and running in 15
UI is important.
And derogatory comments about less technically able users are what Tom
Peters calls, “Contempt for the Customer.”
"The greatest period of impact was from February 13 and February 18
with around 1 in every 3,300,000 HTTP requests through Cloudflare
potentially resulting in memory leakage (that’s about 0.00003% of
We are grateful that it was found by one of the world’s top security
research teams and reported to us.
This blog post is rather long but, as is our tradition, we prefer to
be open and technically detailed about problems that occur with our