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POS Malware: Why Your Credit Card is in Danger

It seems like POS (point of sale) malware has increasingly been in the news of late. It's suspected of being the cause of stolen credit card information from major retailers including the likes of Target and Home Depot. Considering that an estimated 60% of all retail purchases are done via credit card transactions, this is a major security threat. What is POS malware, how does it work and what can you do to prevent becoming a victim of it?

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Tags: Security, Malware, Hack

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Russian Hackers Collect over 1.2 Billion Username and Passwords

Russian Hackers Collect over 1.2 Billion Username and Passwords (video)

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Tags: Virus, Malware, Hack, Video

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UPS Hacked: What does it mean for you?

UPS announced last week that 51 (out of 4,470) of the stores in 24 states had been infected with malware, compromising the credit card and debit card information of their customers, as well as potentially customers' names, mailing addresses and email addresses.

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Tags: Hack, Security, Malware

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BYOD: Is It Right For Your Company?

Imagine everyone at your office using different apps on their own different devices with a different operating system. Sound like a dream? Nightmare? Both? There are several factors to consider when toying with the notion of BYOD and your business. BYOD, or bring your own device, is a relatively new business model wherein workers choose their own computer device and supply it rather than the employer.

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Tags: BYOD, Mobile Device

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Sync to Swim: Is Your Company Missing Out?

Remember when your office was the only place you could get your work done? And access to your files and data were limited to your PC? Those days are certainly past us with the addition of smartphones and tablets, and most importantly, being able to sync. Now getting a file from your work laptop to your iPad is as simple as clicking “Save.”

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Tags: Tech Tip, Virtualization, Colocation, Cloud Computing, Managed IT, Sync

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Anti-Virus & Spam Filtering: Save Your System with Petronella Consultants

No one wants to hear these five words- your computer has a virus. A lot of viruses come via spam mail. We all get it and see how quickly it consumes our inboxes, but what we don’t see is how easily our systems can be disrupted with a simple click of a link. A properly made virus can cost you not only time, but money as well, as it damages or deletes files and interferes with your computer operations.

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Tags: Virus, Spam

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3 Reasons You Should Use Managed IT

Do you want to cut costs and put your company in a position to prosper? Then Petronella Technology Group is the support you need. Our Managed IT Services and Solutions will significantly contribute to the success of your business. Here’s how:

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Tags: Managed IT