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Archive for May, 2020

Facebook’s AI Might Be Able To Find Offensive Memes

Facebook recently released an intriguing research paper called "The Hateful Memes Challenge: Detecting Hate Speech in Multimodal Memes." It's well worth the read and a closer look at the database developed over ...

Xiaomi Phones Track Your Data When Using Their Browser

Do you have a Chinese-made Xiaomi phone? If so, you should be aware that there is a security issue. According to research conducted by Forbes, the Mi Browser that comes built into ...

Emails Saying Your Antivirus Is Expired Are Likely A Scam

A great many companies selling antivirus software have affiliate programs that help them expand their reach. Each time an affiliate sells a copy of the software, they get a cut. It's a ...

Update NinjaForms In WordPress To Avoid Potential Hack

Are you one of the million-plus website owners making use of Ninja Forms for WordPress? If so, be aware that the company has recently patched a serious security flaw that allowed hackers ...

Tweets Can No Longer Be Sent From SMS To Twitter

If you use Twitter on a regular basis, then you probably saw the official tweet from the company. Effective immediately, they've shut down the functionality that allowed users to tweet via SMS, ...

Microsoft Edge Update Will Benefit Security And Remote Workers

Microsoft is working hard to improve its Edge browser, and the latest beta build (Dev version 84.0.495.2) has a lot to be excited about. Most of the benefits are aimed at security ...

SBA And CDC Phishing Emails Can Carry Malware

According to Microsoft, its machine learning threat detection models have helped its research teams uncover multiple mal-spam campaigns. These campaigns have been tied together by the common theme of incorporating poisoned disk ...

PC Users Beware Of Downloader For Zoom Created By Hackers

Are you working from home right now? If so, you're certainly not alone. Tens of millions of people are doing the same, and there are untold millions around the world doing likewise. ...

Illegal Movie Downloads Can Give Your Device Malware

If you're like a lot of people stuck at home during the pandemic, you probably ran out of Netflix titles to watch a couple of weeks ago. As a result, researchers have ...

WiFi 6e Should Be A Big Improvement To Crowded Wifi Spaces

If you're like a lot of people, right now, you're doing what work you can from home. If that's the case, you've probably noticed that your home WiFi network is struggling. The ...

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If 123456 Is Your Password, Change It Immediately

If 123456 Is Your Password, Change It Immediately

You probably aren't familiar with the name Ata Hakcil. He's a computer engineering student who recently conducted one of the[...]
Hackers Used Favicon Website To Steal Credit Card Information

Hackers Used Favicon Website To Steal Credit Card Information

Hackers are constantly on the lookout for new ways of causing mayhem and stealing data. Recently, researchers have unearthed a new[...]
VMware Patches Many Security Issues To Fix Certain Vulnerabilities

VMware Patches Many Security Issues To Fix Certain Vulnerabilities

Does your company make use of VMware products? If so, be advised that a pair of researchers from Synacktiv recently[...]

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Since 2004, Peterson Technology Group has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Madison, WI area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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