MessageMedia wins global Google RCS hackathon | MessageMedia New Zealand

As a member of Google’s Early Access Program (EAP), MessageMedia was invited to attend a developer camp on rich communication services (RCS) at its campus in Mountain View, California. A team of five packed their bags and their Pixel handsets to learn from Google’s Rich Business Messaging (RBM) team and Continue Reading

MDaemon News

The Evolution of MDaemon – 1996-2019 & Beyond!

In the early to mid nineties, our founder and CEO Arvel Hathcock recognized the need for a less expensive, easier to manage alternative to Microsoft Exchange Server for small-to-medium businesses. With solid programming skills and an entrepreneurial spirit, he created the MDaemon Email Server and launched Alt-N Technologies. Through word Continue Reading

Workflow Tips to Ship Faster Without Sacrificing Security or Quality

Release early and often, respond quickly to customer feedback, iterate. Rinse, repeat. The value of getting new features and products in front of customers faster has made its mark on the business world. As a result, development teams are under pressure to shorten release cycles and meet tighter deadlines all Continue Reading

WordPress 4.8 Beta 1

We’re planning a smaller WP release early next month, bringing in three major enhancements: An improved visual editor experience, with a new TinyMCE that allows you to navigate more intuitively in and out of inline elements like links. (Try it out to see, it’s hard to describe.) A revamp of Continue Reading

Complete, but Never Finished – Review Apps

Continuous methods go beyond Integration, Delivery and Deployment. Releasing early and often, and keeping all team members in the loop throughout the development lifecycle, helps everyone in an organization to work more efficiently and deliver customer value consistently. Here at GitLab, we strive to make being continuous part of our Continue Reading

Ransomware And The Boot Process

Since its discovery in early 2016, we have tracked a number variations of Petya, a ransomware variant famous for multi-stage encryption that not only locks your computer, but also overwrites the Master Boot Record. Petya continues to persist, and in this blog we will take a deeper look at its more complex second stage Continue Reading

SPF, DKIM, and DMARC: Acronym Soup or Useful Email Security?

Spam has been an constant and chronic problem since the early days of the internet.  The first unsolicited mass e-mailing (later termed SPAM) was sent on May 1, 1978 by Gary Thuerk of Digital Equipment Corp (DEC) advertising the VAX T-series to 400 of the then 2600 ARPAnet users. The Continue Reading

Deep Analysis of CVE-2016-3820 – Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Android Mediaserver

Google patched some Android security vulnerabilities in early August. One of them was a remote code execution vulnerability in Mediaserver (CVE-2016-3820), which was discovered by me. This vulnerability could enable an attacker using a specially crafted file to cause memory corruption during media file and data processing. This issue was Continue Reading

School-links Messaging Solution

Introduction School-links is New Zealand’s leading online communications tool in schools and early childhood centres, delivering hundreds of thousands of important messages every month. School-links help connect schools and their families, staff and supporters and believe in the importance of community engagement in school life and crucially in the safety Continue Reading

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