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Archive for February, 2022

Mac Malware Is Becoming A Bigger Threat For Users

In late 2020 a new strain of malware called UpdateAgent appeared and began infecting Mac users. Initially the strain wasn't all that worrisome.  It stole system information but it was by no ...

Additional Security Recently Added To Office 365

Back in September of 2020 Microsoft announced that it was experimenting with the addition of SMTP MTA Strict Transport Security (MTA-STS) support to Exchange Online. This was done in a bid to ...

New Android Malware Steals Data And Factory Resets Phones

BRATA malware was first spotted in the wilds by Kaspersky back in 2019. Its earliest incarnation saw it targeting e-banking users and it was designed to steal banking and login credentials of ...

Suspicious Files Get New Warnings In Google Drive

If you have Google Drive, there's good news.  The company has recently announced that soon they'll be rolling out a new feature to help alert users to the presence of suspicious documents. ...

High Profile Instagram Accounts Being Held For Ransom By Hackers

Hackers have recently hit upon a new money-making scheme.  Some groups have started breaking into Instagram accounts belonging to people with high numbers of followers. They are then holding those accounts hostage ...

Dark Herring Subscription Scam Affected Millions Of Android Users

Google partner Zimperium zLabs has recently discovered a sophisticated scam targeting more than 100 million Android users. The scam has been in operation right under Google's nose for nearly two years. The ...

Apple Released A Fix For Multiple Zero Day Exploits

There's good news for Apple users. The company has been busy and has recently released security updates that address two Zero-Day vulnerabilities. These are security flaws that could be exploited by hackers ...

Android Apps Are Coming To Windows 11

One of the most persistently frustrating aspects of our highly interconnected world is that we seem to exist in at least three different distinct ecosystems. Apple users live in the Apple ecosystem ...

E-Mail From Department Of Labor Could Be Phishing Attack

There is a new phishing campaign to keep a watchful eye on according to email security firm INKY. It's a particularly fiendish one. The attackers have designed an email template that does ...

Vulnerability In This Cisco Software Could Allow Hackers Access

Cisco recently discovered a critical security flaw in their Cisco Redundancy Configuration Manager (RCM) for Cisco StarOS.  The vulnerability allowed an attacker to execute code arbitrarily and gain root-level access on any ...

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Raspberry Robin Worm In Hundreds Of Windows Networks

Raspberry Robin Worm In Hundreds Of Windows Networks

Analysts at Red Canary Intelligence have recently spotted a Windows worm on hundreds of networks belonging to a wide range[...]
The Importance Of Having An Email Newsletter

The Importance Of Having An Email Newsletter

Most business owners understand the importance of being active on at least one social media channel. That's fine as far as[...]
Prepare For Windows Server 2012 End Of Support

Prepare For Windows Server 2012 End Of Support

Another week, another Microsoft "End of Life" reminder to write about. This time, it's Windows Server 2012 R2.  If you're a[...]

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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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