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Emil Sayegh
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Mar 13, 2015
If you’re using a version of the popular WordPress SEO plugin Yoast prior to 1.7.3.3, you and your site are vulnerable to a blind SQL injection attack. What damage can the vulnerability cause? The issue with Yoast can lead to a database breach and exposure of confidential information. “The orderby and order GET parameters are not sufficiently sanitised before being used within a SQL query.” Read the full security advisory here. A particular GET request causes the SQL query to execute and sleep for 10 seconds if… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Mar 3, 2015
SXSW is one of those events companies plan for every year. From startups to the biggest companies in the world, SXSW brings a level of (overwhelming) exposure that few other events can match. I've personally worked for SXSW and attended the last 12 festivals as a sponsor. Here are some tips to making the most of your SXSW experience. Produce Content Producing content at SXSW is a great way to engage with people, especially if you’re rolling out a product, giving out special perks or… Read More
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Feb 25, 2015
We just received our most recent NPS® survey results at Codero. If we weren’t so committed to providing exceptional service, we’d be popping bottles right now! Our latest NPS customer survey yielded a score of 70. An NPS score of 70 places Codero among the top performing service-driven companies, in the world, and far ahead of most hosting companies which typically score less than 20. Read the press release here. What is NPS? Net Promoter ScoreSM (NPS®), is a management methodology used to measure and grow… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2014
This article originally appeared in the WHIR. Around this time of year, a lot of articles crop up predicting what’s going to happen in technology next year. Quite often, the ‘predictions’ are pretty safe and the observations are obvious. For a decade now, Chandler, our Senior VP of Product Development, and I have been getting a kick out of reading these types of articles because all too often, they don’t say much - “Everything will become more important” and so on. The industry expects technologies to… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 22, 2014
As the holidays approach, I want to take a moment to personally thank you for your business, your partnership and your trust. Since 2009, Codero has been serving our customers through reliable, high-performance and flexible hosting services, proudly backed by our excellent customer support. We are committed to continuing this in 2015 and in the years to come. 2014 was a big year for investing in our customers' needs. For starters, we expanded and invested in a new state-of-the-art data center in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, and developed… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 25, 2014
I really relish Thanksgiving, not just for the wonderful company and food, but for the time of reflection and gratitude it brings. A time to review the multitudes of blessings we’ve received. For me, many of those blessings are Codero’s customers and employees. When life is going a mile a minute, it’s so easy to get stressed out, to hunker down and forget to look up once in a while to be thankful for what we have. But when we approach life with gratitude, things… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 13, 2014
As if IT departments weren’t busy enough dealing with security issues, users, BYOD, rapid requests for new applications and everything else, now they have two more worries: the Internet of Things and the rapid rise of big data. The two are connected. After all, the Internet of Things isn’t just expected to bring a whole wave of new and impressive gadgets. It's bringing with it a veritable mountain of data, one large enough to make us wonder if we should consider renaming “big data” to… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 11, 2014
Today is Veteran's Day.  Veteran’s Day is an annual holiday in the US to honor the millions of American who served in our country’s military forces in defense of freedom, liberty and all the great values that our country stands for.  From the bottom of my heart, I thank every one of the men and women who have served and are still serving our country, in order for us to enjoy the way of life and freedoms we enjoy in these United States.  This way… Read More