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TELUS Wise | Tips to help spot phishing emails

Many online threats, including ransomware and viruses, make their way into our digital lives through scams known as phishing emails. This video offers tips on how to recognize common email scams.

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Shared devices and privacy: how to create boundaries for your family

What did you do on your device today? Email? Pay a bill? Check your social media? Read the news? Shop? Now imagine if your child or partner was able to see, watch and read everything that you did. They can if you share devices. And it’s pretty common, most families do. Think about the last […]

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Critical thinking skills in the face of Momo and other viral challenges

If you haven’t heard yet, the latest viral challenge is a viral concern for parents. Momo first appeared in the headlines last summer, and recently reappeared in the media, following warnings from schools in the UK about the sinister-looking character and its associated viral challenge. Momo-related news is now dominating the media and the coverage […]

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More than $22.5 million lost to romance scams in 2018

As Valentine’s Day fast approaches, the RCMP is asking Canadians to be cautious when searching for that special someone online. Known as “romance scams,” some 760 victims in Canada reported losses of more than $22.5 million to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre last year, surpassing all other types of fraud.

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