Globalsign, CloudFlare & Hacking SSL

Published on by Matthew Prince.

CloudFlare partners with GlobalSign in order to support SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connections through our network. Earlier this week, there were allegations that GlobalSign may have been compromised in some way by a hacker. As a precaution, while GlobalSign conducts a full security audit, they have temporarily suspended issuing certificates

SSL on Custom Domains for AppEngine and Other Cloud Services

Published on by Matthew Prince.

*Note: this post is depricated. While it worked for a while, AppEngine made a change on their side that caused it to break. Rather than playing wack-a-mole with a brittle solution, we decided to create something that would work for the long term and across a wider range or services