You Don’t Wannacry

CYBERSECURITY WannaCry: How to protect yourself, what’s happened so far and what could happen next A worldwide ransomware attack has been thwarted for now, but security experts are staying on guard in case new versions of the ‘WannaCry’ program emerge. Here’s what we know iSTOCKPHOTO   The latest The global cyberattack that took computer files Read More …

Pokémon Go Cyber Security and Privacy Guidelines

Pokémon GO, an overnight sensation In one way or another, you’ve probably heard of Pokémon Go, the latest new app that seems to be taking over smartphones everywhere. When I first heard about the app, it piqued my curiosity, given my passion for cyber security. Admittedly, I became addicted immediately, which lead me to research how Read More …

For small businesses a data breach can mean …

For small businesses a data breach can mean reputations damaged, clients lost, and professional licenses at risk. That’s why Norton Small Business gives you the same protection used by Fortune 500’s, packaged at the right size and price for small business. With Norton Small Business, you get more than anti-virus software. You get a complete Read More …

Use LinkedIn? You might want to change that password …

Another day, another security breach. They’ve almost become routine to many of us. AVG AntiVirus 2015 Professional 1 PC 1 Year This latest one actually happened in 2012, when LinkedIn, and later EHarmony, revealed that hackers had stolen the login info for about 6.5 million users. The new development is the revelation it actually affected over 100 million users. Read More …

Protect yourself against fraud

Informing yourself is the best protection against fraud. FRAUD: Recognize It. Report It. Stop It. There are many fraud types, including new ones invented daily. Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal Read More …

Online Security: Quit Asking the Kids

We’ve all been there. Either sheepishly asking our kids, ‘how do you do that thing that makes it stop beeping’, or on the other side sighing as you pick up your father’s phone and see 36 notifications in the task bar. But those days could be numbered.   Whilst it seems modern children are born Read More …

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You

In a world where hackers seem to be lurking around every corner, web-surfers today might be stunned to discover that the biggest security threat often boils down to their very own social-media browsing habits. And given that companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to security provider Digital Guardian, Read More …

10 Worst Online Scams and How to Avoid Them

Would you click? This scams never get old! It just happened to us yesterday (#5. Account-verification phishing scams). Be aware and Think Before You Click! From remote-impersonation scams and sextortion to fake antivirus and tech support, here are the threats you need to know. Source: 10 Worst Online Scams and How to Avoid Them