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Appliance Maker Whirlpool Suffers Ransomware Attack

In 2020, hackers around the world have increasingly gravitated to ransomware as their preferred method of attack. This year, there have been dozens of high-profile, successful attacks on companies around the world. ...

Millions Of Windows 7 Users Remain Despite Support Ending

One year ago, Microsoft officially ended support for the venerable Windows 7 operating system. No new security patches have been issued, which means that anyone running a Windows 7 machine at this ...

Google Storage Was The Cause Of Their Recent Global Outage

If you make extensive use of Google's products, you almost certainly noticed the worldwide outage of Google's services. As details continue to emerge about the outage, it's increasingly clear that Google has ...

New Malware Targeting Windows And Other Operating Systems

Researchers on the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky Lab have recently discovered a new malware strain dubbed PyMICROPSIA, currently being used by a group tracked as AridViper. AridViper operates ...

Latest iPhone iOS 14.3 Update Makes Privacy A Priority

If you have a smartphone, and these days, almost everyone has at least one, you're incredibly easy to track. That's especially true if you have more than a handful of apps on ...

Update WordPress Contact Form 7 Plugin Immediately For Security

Is your company's website built around WordPress? If so, you're certainly not alone. WordPress is, to this day, the simplest way to get a site up and running quickly. It's easy to ...

Millions Downloaded Malware Infected Chrome And Edge Extensions

Avast are the makers of popular antivirus software. Their researchers, recently found a total of twenty-eight different Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions that were laced with malware. Worse, they found the ...

AI Will Help Lower Background Noise In Microsoft Teams

Are you working from home right now? If so, you've got plenty of company. Since the pandemic began, tens of millions of American workers have started doing exactly that, but there's a ...

Fake Gift Card Balance Checking Sites May Steal Your Money

Scammers have a new way of ripping people off this year. If you're not mindful of it, it could literally cost you. Gift cards have always been fairly popular, but this year, ...

The New Year Brings End For Adobe Flash Player

We're drawing close to the end of an era. The writing has been on the wall for Adobe's Flash player for quite some time, and the company has set a firm date ...

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Internet Browsers Blocking Some Ports Due To Security Vulnerabilities

Internet Browsers Blocking Some Ports Due To Security Vulnerabilities

If you rely on TCP port 554, you'll probably want to do a bit of reconfiguration. Last year, security researchers discovered[...]
Now Hackers Are Attacking Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

Now Hackers Are Attacking Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

In early January of this year (2021), Microsoft informed security expert Brian Krebs that the company found four zero-day security[...]
New Windows Server 2022 Includes Security Improvements

New Windows Server 2022 Includes Security Improvements

Recently, Microsoft made an announcement regarding the particulars of Windows Server 2022, and there's a lot to like in terms[...]

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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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