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Lock Cyber Criminals Out: What you need to know about ransomware!

April 20, 2017

Recently there has been a growing conversation about the dangers of ransomware, but what exactly is it? Ransomware is form of malware that provides cyber criminals with the ability to steal money from their victims.

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Digital spring cleaning

April 19, 2017

This Earth Day, do some digital spring cleaning. Learn how to safely clean your devices, and then recycle them when the time comes.

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#DefendYourDevice to protect it from malware

April 3, 2017

Be on your guard! Malware is out there and can cause serious damage to your device. Fortunately, you don't need armour and a shield to #DefendYourDevice. Learn about the dangers of malware and how to protect yourself online.

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5 easy ways to #DefendYourDevice

April 3, 2017

You put a case on your device to guard it from drops, spills and physical damage. It's important to #DefendYourDevice from cyber threats as well, such as malicious software (malware).

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Protect Yourself Against Tax Season Scams

March 27, 2017

March is here, and it's Fraud Prevention Month! This time of year also marks Canadian tax season, or the 'season of scams' for cybercriminals.

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Why Chatting with Strangers on Apps is Risky: How to Protect Yourself and Loved Ones

March 17, 2017

There’s a growing use of smart phone applications that allow users to chat, find, and add new 'friends' The idea of gaining more followers may be appealing, but it also increases the risk of becoming a target of online predators.

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Leaving Town for March Break? Don’t Forget to Review your “Tech-list”.

March 8, 2017

March Break is upon us and you are leaving town for a well-deserved vacation. You made your trip check-list, now what about your trip ‘tech-list’?

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Celebrate #Canada150 by teaching diversity and inclusiveness online

March 1, 2017

2017 is a great year to celebrate all the things that make us be proud to be Canadian: Our beautiful, vast landscapes, our heroes of sports and culture, and our diverse and inclusive society. As we celebrate multiculturalism and goodwill in our communities, we can also put those values into action online, by teaching our children about good digital citizenship.

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Staying safe after you swipe right: Tips for mobile dating apps

February 13, 2017

Mobile dating apps have become a very popular way for people to meet. One important thing to keep in mind – like with any mobile app – is to proceed with caution!

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Safer Internet Day: Step Up Your Online Protection with Two-Step Authentication

February 6, 2017

Safer Internet Day is February 7th. Use the day to review your online security measures and consider two-step authentication as added protection for your online accounts.

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