Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

Listen up, folks! At Craig Peterson's one-stop virtual corner, we distill gems from the comically chaotic world of tech and security. It's like grabbing a cuppa joe with your good old buddy, who just happens to be a guru in cybersecurity! From tackling the unseen dangers lurking in your smartphone to unmasking the secrets of ransomware, Craig's podcast shines a light on the stuff you need to know. Zero-day vulnerabilities? Yep, we got that covered. Mastering the art of patching or baffled by 2FA/MFA verifications? Say no more! Whether you're a cybersecurity novice or a savvy netizen, there's something for everyone. Gear up for entertaining, engaging, and most importantly, enlightening conversations about taking charge of your digital life. 🎧☕🔒. Makes sense, yeah? Drop by and join the conversation!


December 1, 2023 86 mins

Unmasking Gift Card Scams: A Growing Online Threat Exposed!

Gift card scams are prowling the digital landscape, targeting unsuspecting online shoppers like never before. In this article, we'll dive deep into the murky waters of online scams involving gift cards, Amazon, credit cards, and more...

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Hey savvy shoppers, gather 'round for a tale as vital as your grandma's pie recipe! Ever felt the sting of an online shopping scam? Fear not, I've got the lowdown on dodging those traps. Let's kick things off with a cautionary yarn and dive into the nitty-gritty.

Spotting a Phony Website:
Detective hat on! Check URLs for weird symbols and misspellings. A padlock symbol next to the URL is a good sign.

Evaluating Sellers on eBay and ...

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In the dynamic landscape of cyber threats, there are two unsung heroes changing the game for small businesses worldwide. Enter Cisco's OpenDNS and Cloudflare, wielding a powerful weapon – a free-tier DNS filtering product! 🛡️

Picture this as having a vigilant bouncer stationed at the entrance of your digital fortress 🏰, meticulously scrutinizing ...

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In the fast-paced world of digital threats, safeguarding your home and small business is as crucial as changing the batteries in your smoke detectors. I've compiled a comprehensive Cybersecurity and Privacy Checklist, featuring 10 indispensable tips to fortify your digital haven. Dive into the details on my website [insert link].

1. Shielding with Two-Factor Authentication:
Enhance your defense by adding an extra layer of security....

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In the ever-evolving landscape of warfare, the silent revolution of military technology has been steadily reshaping the way conflicts are fought. From electric vehicle charging stations to the notorious Barracuda breach and the enduring threat of phishing, the military is harnessing an array of cutting-edge tools. Here, we delve deeper into this unseen tech revolution, bringing you insights from the frontlines in Ukraine and Gaza.


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In an era where online threats lurk around every corner, controlling your privacy becomes paramount, whether you're a tech-savvy business magnate or an everyday Internet user. Three words can make all the difference: Control Your Privacy. And where better to start than by exploring the little-known but incredibly potent switches concealed within your Windows system?

Join the ranks of the online safety-first-squad and say a resoundi...

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In an age dominated by technological advancements, the influence of AI has become increasingly pervasive. But have you ever considered that your beliefs about AI might be influencing the way it responds to you? Recent research conducted by Pat Pataranutaporn at the M.I.T. Media Lab sheds light on the intriguing connection between user bias and AI responses, revealing what has been coined the "AI placebo effect."

This groundbreaking...

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With today's digital landscape, safeguarding your online privacy is a non-negotiable priority, regardless of whether you're a tech-savvy business magnate or an everyday Joe. To ensure your digital life remains your own, let's delve into the intriguing world of hidden Windows switches that can revolutionize your online security. Are you ready to master your cyber cloak-and-dagger game? Keep reading as we take a closer look at the hi...

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Step into the world of small businesses, the true underdogs, and the relentless cyber threats they face daily.

In the digital age, protecting these economic powerhouses is anything but straightforward! Behind the scenes, malicious attacks and stealthy data breaches lurk, poised to strike. But fret not, champions of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)!

To safeguard your empire, you must fortify your network infrastructure, secu...

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In an era where technology permeates every facet of our lives, concerns about radiation emissions from our beloved gadgets often creep into our thoughts. But before you start picturing yourself mutating into an alien, let's clarify that the radiation we're talking about here is of the "non-ionizing" variety, akin to soaking up the sun's rays on a pleasant day. No need for nuclear energy-level panic.

Recently, the iPhone 12 Pro rece...

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September 22, 2023 86 mins

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybercrime, the Business Email Compromise (BEC) has emerged as a potent weapon for hackers and scammers to dismantle businesses and siphon off enormous sums of money. A recent incident involving a US hoser operating from Brazil highlights the gravity of this threat.

This individual's audacious $3 million BEC scheme played out like a thriller, involving doppelganger tactics, international wire trans...

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Hello, tech-savvy fans!

Today, we're diving into a critical topic that demands your attention - safeguarding your smartphone from stealthy cyber attacks, particularly a notorious one called whaling.

But hold your harpoons, we're not just talking about any aquatic adventure here!

Whaling is a sophisticated form of phishing attack that sets its sights on individuals with substantial savings and senior executives within organizations.


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In today's digitally driven world, our smartphones are indispensable extensions of ourselves. They hold our deepest secrets, sensitive information, and personal memories. However, this convenience comes at a price, as these prized possessions have also become prime targets for covert cyber attacks. In this article, we embark on a journey to unveil the hidden dangers lurking in the digital shadows and arm you with the knowledge to s...

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In an ever-evolving digital landscape, where hackers and spies lurk in the shadows, safeguarding your smartphone has never been more critical. 

Cybercriminals are becoming as crafty as cat burglars, slipping through the cracks of our digital defenses, and targeting your most sensitive information. Today, we embark on a journey through the labyrinth of cyber threats, armed with knowledge and a determination to keep your smartphone s...

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The digital landscape is a battleground. As the Tactical Octopus Gang orchestrates intricate schemes and the debate over Global Warming Hoax Princeton and MIT rages on, a new threat looms large: hackers and spies targeting your smartphone. In a world where even Direct Air Capture Systems can't purify your device from virtual invaders, it's time to fortify your defenses.

In-person vs. Zoom Meetings are a dilemma, but amid this, hack...

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Your smartphone, that tiny marvel of technology, holds the key to your world - your personal information, contacts, photos, and more. But lurking in the digital shadows are hackers and spies, waiting to exploit every chink in your smartphone's armor. In this age of connectivity, safeguarding your micro-computer is no longer just an option – it's a necessity. Join us as we unveil a treasure trove of knowledge to empower you on the d...

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Embark on a riveting cyber adventure like no other, intrepid digital explorers! Brace yourselves for an eye-opening journey into the realm of "Browser Security: Safeguarding Your Online Odyssey." Bid farewell to mundane tech advice – we're about to unveil the secrets of the digital savannah where cyber predators lurk behind unsuspecting links.

Imagine your browser as the valiant Indiana Jones of this sprawling web jungle. But even ...

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Malware, the silent enemy lurking in the digital shadows, has become a formidable threat to our ever-connected lives. With Android users facing an alarming 50 times more attack than their Apple counterparts, it's evident that cyber adversaries have their sights set on the famous 'little green bot.' As we navigate the digital landscape, safeguarding ourselves and our loved ones becomes an urgent necessity.

In this eye-opening articl...

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Greetings, fellow guardians of digital security!

Today, we embark on an exhilarating journey to unravel the enigmatic world of Microsoft Windows and the clandestine data-gathering practices it conceals. Windows 11 and Windows 10, cherished by millions worldwide, harbor a well-kept secret—they quietly amass your personal information. Fret not, my dear readers, for I have armed myself with invaluable insights to reinforce your privac...

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In a world where the digital landscape is riddled with potential threats, it's essential to armor up and protect yourself from hidden dangers. The recent controversy surrounding ChatGPT OpenAI's investigation by the FTC serves as a stark reminder of the perils lurking in the shadows. As you navigate the vast sea of information, it's easy to overlook the critical aspects of online security, such as patching and patchware.

Fear not, ...

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