Blacklisted!

Blacklisted!

In mid-April our primary Oakley Studio web server, hosting about 35 client websites, was blacklisted for email spamming. This blog post explains what that means, the effect it had on email delivery for some of these clients, what the potential risks are, and what...

WordPress Ooops!

WordPress security and bug fix updates are released from time to time, and because we want all Oakley Studio client websites to remain secure, we check for those updates every day, first thing each morning. When our daily checks show there is a new version of...
Secure Connections for Everyone

Secure Connections for Everyone

What if there was a way to easily provide secure connections for everyone visiting your website. That would be really good, don’t you think? Establishing encrypted connections like this has been possible for many years, but until recently it was expensive to implement. You needed to have a “Secure Digital Certificate” issued by a certifying authority that independently verifies your business and certifies the authenticity of your website…

Half the Internet Is Down

Half the Internet Is Down

CHECK BACK for updates in the Comments section below, and additional news stories as they appear. I’ve been working in the Internet-connected world for over 20 years, and I’ve never seen anything like this. Atlantic Magazine’s story about...