Posts by Keith Hall

Sononaco is now Wave Motion Digital

Sononaco/Wave Motion Digital owner and president Keith Hall had this to say today: I started the company 11 years ago with a handful of clients. When it came time to pick a company name I couldn’t think of anything original so I thought, “what if I leave the company name blank and just call it…

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Some No-Name Company finally gets a name!

We are excited to share some BIG news with you. On February 1st, 2018 Some No-Name Company will finally get a real name. That’s right. After an incredible 11 year journey we felt that it was time to refresh our brand to better reflect our business and reaffirm our vision: to be your one-stop-shop for…

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: On it.

This week a web vulnerability was discovered that impacts virtually every processor manufactured since 1995. The vulnerability is being referred to as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. Of course, we want you to know that we’ve got you covered. Most of our servers run a variant of the RedHat Linux operating system which released patches for the…

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[nginx/php-fpm] curl: (56) SSLRead() return error -9806: how we fixed it

tl;dr: Back up /etc/nginx, uninstall nginx, install the latest version of nginx, restore your /etc/nginx backup. Recently our own site was experiencing SSL connection issues. We first noticed it in Safari when connecting to wavemotiondigital.com and another site we host on the same server, both using SSLs. Oddly enough, another site hosted on the same…

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CodeinWP: Are Maintenance Companies worth the Money or DIY?

Since we launched SononaCare we have noticed an uptick in companies offering similar plans. This is a solid indicator of the growing demand for WordPress security. WordPress has always touted itself as being simple to use and it is — until something goes wrong. Nobody dreams of getting a WSOD (White Screen of Death) with no or outdated backups and…

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Surprise! WordPress 4.7.5 is here!

On the evening of May 16th, 2017 around 6:30 PM notifications began rolling in that WordPress 4.7.5 update was available. There have not been many details about the update but this is not the first time WordPress has released an update with an undisclosed patch included. WordFence, also released a statement about the release which we encourage…

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5/12/17: Massive Global Windows Ransomware Attack Underway

WordFence sent the following alert today: A massive global ransomware attack on machines running the Windows operating system is underway and spreading quickly. We have published a public service announcement that gives you a high level overview of the attack along with advice on how to protect yourself. Please be vigilant when opening attachments from…

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