The biggest data breach ever (happens every day)

Just when you thought you’d heard about all the latest data breaches (and received the hundredth email telling you your data was stolen) we must shine a spotlight on another insiduous type of data breach that could be stealing and tracking your browsing data on a constant real-time basis. Let’s talk about Real-Time-Bidding, also known […]



If you care the slightest about your privacy then stop using Chrome

…or any Google product for that matter. We preach the importance of protecting your online privacy. We also realize there is a balance to be had between that privacy and the convenience offered by online services. Wired recently posted the article “It’s time to ditch Chrome” and (despite their ironic insistence of accepting their cookies) […]


The Vatican Moves to Zimbra

If it’s secure enough for the Pontiff… Vatican City has consolidated all of their various email technologies into an on-premises hosted Zimbra solution. The Dicastery faced an all too common situation. They hadto integrate different groups, with different email platforms and data in different datacenters, onto one email system. They had users on Oracle Communications […]


Zimbra Drive working with the latest version of NextCloud

As of this writing the version of NextCloud is 23.0.2.1 but should changes be required this post will be updated. Zimbra Drive is officially supported up to NextCloud 18. However, NextCloud 18 is not longer being supported. Getting Zimbra Drive to work with the latest version of NextCloud is pretty straightforward but requires some modifications to […]


Zimbra SMTP relay for multiple domains via MailGun or other provider

Recently we had a request to set up a dedicated relay for one of our clients through a third party. On the server we had another client who was using a separate relay. After finding differing takes on the process – neither of which worked properly – we found the perfect combination. For reference, we […]



WordPress 5.1 Beta released with new white screen of death protection

January 11, 2019 saw the release of the new beta version of WordPress 5.1 and here’s some of the features developers may want to test out: The Cron system can now be more easily replaced with a custom cron handler. When starting cron under PHP-FPM, the connection will return a response immediately, even for long […]


WordPress 5.0.1 and 4.9.9 released

Exactly one week after WordPress dropped their major release version 5.0 security patches have been released in the form of 5.0.1 and 4.9.9. Several security issues have been addressed in the 5.0.1 update which has been backported to version 4.9.9 for those who have yet upgraded to WordPress 5.0. Among these security fixes, as outlined […]