This is a list of some of the software used by and/or that we recommend.

Lighttpd - (pronounced "lighty") is a web server which is designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments. Its low memory footprint (compared to other web servers), light CPU load and its speed goals make lighttpd suitable for servers that are suffering load problems, or for serving static media separately from dynamic content.

Apache - The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.

Arch Linux - a lightweight and flexible linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.

Gentoo Linux - a special flavor of Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.
Debian Linux


ModSecurity - an embeddable web application firewall. It provides protection from a range of attacks against web applications and allows for HTTP traffic monitoring and real-time analysis with no changes to existing infrastructure.


  • http:Bl - Implementation of http:BL for Drupal. It provides IP-based blacklisting through http:BL and allows linking to a honeypot. http:BL allows

    blocking of email harvesters and comment spammers through a centralized DNS blacklist.
  • Boost - This module provides static page caching for Drupal 4.7, enabling a potentially very significant performance and scalability boost for heavily-trafficked Drupal sites.
  • Box_grey - The Drupal theme that the theme is based on.
  • Akismet - This module allows you to use the Akismet web service to protect your site from being spammed.


Project Honeypot - Identifies email harvesters and comment spammers

Mollom - Excellent spam filtering.

Akismet - Filters out 99% of spam comments

Daniel Webb's bot-trap - Traps bots who disregard robots.txt

APF - Advanced Policy Firewall

Spam filtering:

KnujOn - Shuts down spammer's sites.

POPFile - POPFile automatically sorts your messages and effectively filters out spam.

Vipul's Razor - Vipul's Razor is a distributed, collaborative, spam detection and filtering network.

Spamcop Blocking List



SpamAssassin - A mail filter, written in Perl, to identify spam using a wide range of heuristic tests on mail headers and body text.

Alternative, and better browsers than Microsofts Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird