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Ransomware Sets Sights On Healthcare Organizations

A string of hospitals in both the US and Australia have come under attack by hackers in recent weeks. They have been targeted by ransomware attacks that have effectively shut a number ...

What is Ransomware?

Summary: While ransomware attacks are terrifying, they can be prevented. Dave Hodgdon and Steve Ripper from PCT IT discuss what ransomware is and how to keep it from happening to your company’s devices. Listen or read more to find out about ...

American Express Employee Compromises Customer Information

American Express has been quietly contacting some of its customers with a tersely worded communication that reads, in part, as follows: "It was brought to our attention that personal information related to ...

Zynga Games Has Data Breach Including Personal Information

Zynga is a wildly successful gaming company with a number of hit titles under their belt including FarmVille, Words with Friends, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, and Café World. Their titles boast more ...

Where Companies Should Purchase PCs and Laptops

Summary: Before buying a PC or laptop for your company, know what you need before you buy. Dave Hodgdon and Steve Ripper from PCG IT discuss the dos and don’ts of buying a PC or laptop for your business. Listen or ...

 Will We Control Computers With Our Brains Soon?

Over the years, Facebook has made several high-profile acquisitions, with one of their most recent being the acquisition of Oculus Rift for a staggering two billion dollars.  Now, rumors are swirling that ...

Vimeo Could Have Collected Biometric Data Without Consent

The popular video site Vimeo now finds itself in hot water and are facing a lawsuit for allegedly violating the Illinois Biometrics Information Privacy Act.  The act requires all private companies collecting ...

Wireless Everywhere and Everything — Access Points for PCs and Laptops

Summary: Wireless access points for PCs, laptops, and phones are discussed by Dave Hodgdon and Steve Ripper from PCG IT. Find out everything a company needs to know about access points and Wi-Fi connections. Listen or read more to learn about ...

Google Adds Several New Password Features To Help Users

Google is taking additional steps to provide a safer and more secure environment for their massive user base.  Chrome is the most widely used browser in the world. In recent months, Google ...

Hackers Now Can Access Data In Secure PDF Files

A team of six researchers from Ruhr-University Bouchum and Munster University, in Germany have discovered a critical flaw in the way that popular PDF viewers display data. This makes it possible for ...

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