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Yahoo Is Compensating Victims Of Their Massive Data Breach

Yahoo has the dubious honor of having been on the receiving end of the largest data breach in history. As a consequence, the company has recently agreed to pay $50 million in ...

Your Company’s Data was Hacked – Are You Legally Responsible?

So, who should be held responsible when a company’s data system gets breached? Historically, the CIO, the CISO, or both have shouldered the lion’s share of data breach responsibility; well over half ...

IBM Invests Billions To Purchase Popular Red Hat Linux

IBM has recently announced what is to be the largest open source acquisition in history.  They're buying Red Hat for a staggering $34 billion dollars.  This, as the saying goes, changes everything. ...

Deleting Your Google Search History Will Soon Be Easier

Google is rolling out some important changes that will make it easier for people who use their services to control their data. They're starting with their most widely used service, which is ...

Google Finally Cracking Down On Manufacturer Device Updates

Security in the Android ecosystem is awful.  There's just no other word to describe it. In large part, the blame for that can be placed at the feet of Google.  Although they ...

Hackers Now Targeting Girl Scouts, Raising Privacy Concerns

As far as hackers are concerned, no target is safe.  Not even the Girl Scouts. Recently, one of the Girl Scouts' official email accounts was accessed by an "unauthorized third party" and ...

Some Tumblr Users May Have Had Their Data Breached

Do you use Tumblr?  If so, be aware that your personal information may have been exposed. Tumblr recently added a feature called "Recommended Blogs" that presents you with a list of blogs ...

New Fake Antivirus Tech Support Scam Tricking Users

McAfee has long been a popular target of scammers, but recently, they've changed the nature of their game. In years past, they'd display a webpage informing you that any McAfee products on ...

Uninstall Fake App Called “The Album by Google Photos”

If you take a lot of photos with your Android device, you're probably constantly on the lookout for a better way to organize them and access them.  That's exactly what the authors ...

Passwords: Not as Secure as You Might Think

We’ve all heard that in order to protect our information and online accounts we need to create complex passwords with uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters, right? Following such ...

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Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

There's a new threat actor on the hacking world stage, going by the name "OldGremlin", and they're causing some serious[...]
Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Hackers aren't picky when it comes to target selection, and no one is safe. Unfortunately, that includes the Department of Veterans[...]
Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

If you're a customer of US retail chain Staples, you may have recently received a notification from the company regarding[...]

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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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