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Google Plus May Shut Down Early Due To New Vulnerability

If you're a Google Plus user, you're probably already aware that Google has plans to bring an end to the service. What you may not know is that recently, Google+ suffered another ...

Another Huge Hack, This Time 100 Million Quora Users

Are you a Quora user?  If so, you're certainly not alone. It is the internet's most popular question-and-answer website, which makes it a unique property in the social media ecosystem.  Unfortunately, the ...

Marriott Starwood Data Breach Affects Over 500 Million Guests

Marriott now has the dubious honor of having suffered one of the worst breaches in history.  Granted, the 500 million customer records recently stolen from the company pales in comparison to Yahoo's ...

Dunkin Donuts Rewards Users May Have Had Their Data Accessed

Are you one of the legions of Americans who run on Dunkin'?  If so, be advised that your DD Perks Reward Account may have been compromised.  The company reported that they were ...

Devices May Communicate Through Sound In The Near Future

IoT startup Trillbit has a big idea with profound implications for the Internet of Things, and by extension, for all of us.  The company is currently designing a system called "Trill Tones" ...

Making Ransomware Payments Can Get You In Legal Trouble

It's no secret that ransomware attacks have been on the rise over the last couple of years. Many companies, desperate to get their files back, have resorted to simply paying the ransom ...

Apple Music Will Soon Play Nice With Amazon Echo

Apple doesn't tend to share well with other corporations, but they have made a few efforts to expand their services to the platforms of their competitors.  You can, for instance, download Apple ...

Browser Security Symbols Don’t Mean Websites Are Legitimate

Most people use Google Chrome.  In fact, according to the latest statistics, Chrome has more than half the browser market share, with the rest dividing the smaller portion of the market between ...

Dell May Have Been Hacked So User Passwords Are Resetting 

Have you ever created an account on Dell's website to purchase computer equipment?  If so, your account may have been compromised.  As a precaution, Dell has forced password resets for every account ...

Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

In recent months, security researchers have unearthed all sorts of new hardware vulnerabilities.  Several of them allow hackers to quietly assume control of your PC's built-in camera or microphone, giving them the ...

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Choice Hotel Data Breach Affects up To 700,000 Customers

Choice Hotel Data Breach Affects up To 700,000 Customers

Recently, an independent researcher named Bob Diachenko worked collaboratively with Comparitech. They discovered an unsecured database containing nearly 700,000 hotel[...]
Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords

Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords

Google recently released a large-scale password study that will probably give every IT manager in the country heartburn. The results of[...]
Select 15 Inch Macbook Pros Banned From Flights By FAA

Select 15 Inch Macbook Pros Banned From Flights By FAA

According to Apple, the 15 Inch MacBook Pros sold between September 2015 and February 2017 have a serious battery issue[...]

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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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