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Apple Update Fixes A Number Of Issues with iOS12

The new iOS 12 was released just three weeks ago, but security flaws have already been discovered. Some of them are quite serious. This event prompted Apple to release the first update ...

Apple IOS12 Users’ Photos And Contacts May Be Vulnerable

Jose Rodriguez, a Spanish Apple enthusiast, has discovered a new security flaw to be aware of. He posted a Proof of Concept video showing the exploit in action.  We'll say upfront that ...

Microsoft Is Changing How Searches  Will Work

Change is coming to the way Microsoft handles search across its ecosystem.  If you use the home edition of Office, you're not likely to notice, but if you use Office 365, the ...

Google May Be Getting Rid Of Google Plus

If you're one of the relatively few people who use Google+ in something other than an Enterprise setting, be advised that the clock is ticking.  Google has just announced that they're sunsetting ...

Payment Pages Are Being Compromised To Steal Data 

Symantec's most recent statistics have revealed a disturbing trend.  Malware designed to compromise checkout pages is seeing a big spike in use, with the company reporting a staggering 248,000 attempts since August ...

How Long Before You Experience A Cyber Attack?

According to this year's Traveler's Risk Index, published by The Traveler's Indemnity Company, a majority of business owners have a somewhat fatalistic view of hacking and data breaches. The index includes 52 ...

Firefox Adds Data Breach Monitoring Service 

Firefox is upping the ante where digital security is concerned, having just announced the release of a new, free service called 'Firefox Monitor.'  The new service is designed with one specific goal ...

Cybersecurity Tops ECRI’s List of Top 10 Health Technology Hazards

Earlier in the week I wrote about how the airline industry needs us. Well, it would appear the healthcare field does as well. ECRI Institute has published its annual Top 10 ...

Windows 10 Adoption Continues To Grow 

Windows 10 is far and away the fastest growing version of the OS in the company's history.  It recently hit an installation base of a staggering 700 million devices after about three ...

Government Payment Processor Exposes Data On Millions Of Americans

If you use the GovPayNet portal, be advised that your personal information is currently at risk. Although at this point, there's no indication that any hacker has made use of it.  The ...

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Microsoft Is Keeping Paint Program For Now

Microsoft Is Keeping Paint Program For Now

Back in July 2017, Microsoft created a bit of an uproar when they released a build of Windows 10 that[...]
Persistent Banking Trojan Virus Launches New Phishing Scam

Persistent Banking Trojan Virus Launches New Phishing Scam

The venerable banking Trojan known as Q-bot is back in the news, having recently been spotted in the wild as[...]
Macs Get More Protection Against Viruses With Update

Macs Get More Protection Against Viruses With Update

Apple recently made an update to their XProtect antivirus software, which is the company's built-in means of protecting Macs from virus[...]

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1409 Emil St.
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Madison, WI 53713
(608) 371-1670

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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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