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How Do Canadian Teens Make Decisions When Sharing Photos?

Building on MediaSmarts’ findings on youth and privacy from our Young Canadians in a Wired World research, our new qualitative study, To Share or Not to Share: How Teens Make Privacy Decisions about Photos on Social Media examines the reasoning that teens apply when sharing photos online. Knowing how young people understand their information rights is […]

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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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