Results for "Online privacy"

Tips for using privacy settings

In this document, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada offers tips related to privacy settings when using social media sites or other online services, mobile devices and mobile apps, home digital assistants, wearables and online games.

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Google can automatically tell if your passwords were hacked

February 5th, 2019 happens to be Safer Internet Day, and Google is celebrating by releasing an awesome security tool that’s available right away for all Chrome browser users. What does it do?

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Three lessons on digital security in a digital world

The news today often features countless headlines that share a very common and sometimes troubling theme: digital security. With roughly 95 per cent of Canadians under 45 using the internet daily and expanding their digital footprints with each click, understanding cyber security and how to safeguard one’s privacy online is more important than ever. Interested […]

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Are your social media posts giving away too much this holiday season?

In the excitement of the build up to the holiday season, it can be tempting to share our festive updates online. Posting about get-togethers, travel plans and the gifts we’re buying or receiving is all part of the fun, but oversharing could inadvertently let crooks know they have an ideal opportunity to strike. We don’t […]

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