Certificate renewal and other TLS improvements

by fr33tux
The new certificate for https://toolslib.net is now online. It is valid from 15/04/2016 to 11/05/2018. We've also published several improvement regarding TLS support on ToolsLib.

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ToolsLib switches to Minio for scale and performance

ToolsLib recently switched to a brand new dashboard. However, behind the scenes, there was another switch happening. We used block based filesystem for underlying storage. However, as we grew, the filesystem was proving difficult to scale.
So, we were looking to move from block based storage to an object store system, when we found Minio. After initial analysis, Minio looked perfect for our requirements and we switched to Minio.

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A quick look at a Russian AdwCleaner fake website

by fr33tux
I have been warned about a potentially malicious website which was distributing AdwCleaner in a archive, along with other software. I was quite intrigued so I decided to take a look.

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AdwCleaner 6.000

by fr33tux
Hello there, its been a while since our last blog post about AdwCleaner. The reason is simple: the new release of AdwCleaner, v6.000, is now available for everyone on the official download page!
Thanks to the new code base, it’s considered as a major release which brings countless improvements, bug fixes, and new features. Here are a few important ones:

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How do we handle a permanently increasing traffic on ToolsLib.

by fr33tux
Everyday we deal with an increasing traffic, coming from and to ToolsLib. These last weeks have been interesting to follow since we moved to a larger scale a bit earlier than expected.
We want to share some figures, graphs and explanations about how we deal with an important traffic and increasing data quantity on our infrastructure.

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Latest improvements from the sysadmin team

by fr33tux
There has been major improvements made by the sysadmin team these last weeks. Even if it's not visible, we want to explain what has been made and what benefit will bring to you.

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AdwCleaner v5.000

by Xplode
AdwCleaner v5.000 - CLI and debug module

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Stop abusives practices.

by fr33tux
Seeing practices which appear to be quite common on several mainstream hosting platforms, it seems important to us to distinguish and to recall our values which motivate us for ToolsLib.

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