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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 ...

Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft just won a huge military contract worth $480 million to bring 100,000 customized AR (Augmented Reality) headsets, based on their HoloLens technology, to the US Army. The army's plan is to ...

Hackers Are Exploiting Home And Small Office Routers 

Akamai has discovered a nasty new hack that's allowing cybercriminals to move beyond simply compromising routers, but also, in some instances, to use the compromised routers to take control of other machines ...

Data On Millions Of Americans Leaked Through Open Server 

Bob Diachenko, the Director of Cyber Risk Research for Hacken, recently made a disturbing discovery.  He found an ElasticSearch server open and vulnerable on the internet, without so much as a password ...

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Popular Media Applications Will Be Discontinued From Windows 7

Popular Media Applications Will Be Discontinued From Windows 7

Despite that there are still a shocking number of Windows 7 users spread around the world, Microsoft has kept with[...]
Mistyped URLs Will Soon Get A Warning In Chrome

Mistyped URLs Will Soon Get A Warning In Chrome

At one point or another, everybody has done it.  You open a browser and type in the URL of a[...]
In App Subscriptions Getting Crackdown From Apple

In App Subscriptions Getting Crackdown From Apple

One of the unfortunate truths about apps is that many developers use deceptive practices to try and confuse consumers. They try[...]

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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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