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Would you pay an extortionist to get your stolen photos and files back?

Cybercriminals are now “kidnapping” information to make money and there’s even a name for it –ransomware. In a ransomware attack, malicious software is installed on your computer to block access to your personal files or worse, make your device unusable. Cybercriminals then demand money to give you back access to your files or computer and […]

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TELUS WISE virtual session

We hope you can join us for a one hour interactive session to discuss how to keep ourselves, our families and communities safer online. To participate Please dial 1-877-353-9586 –  Participant code 82809# For the web portion of this session Join WebEx meeting Meeting number: : 925 140 472 Meeting password: WISE2017 Shelly Smith Director […]

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Protecting your privacy on social media

According to Statista, a statistics portal, the number of worldwide users of social media is around 2.34 billion, with 60% of these in North America (Social Media Statistics & Facts). Let’s face it, majority of us have a social media account or know someone in our family that does. This comes with some risk to […]

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Backstage: Identity Theft

In these special shorts created by TELUS WISE and Family, fan-favourite characters from Backstage explore issues such as cyberbullying, protecting your privacy online and identity theft

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