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Don’t fall victim to common social media scams

Many of us are familiar with phone scams offering free hotel stays or flights, but social media scam artists are becoming so savvy that you might not see them coming. What should be a safe place to network with friends and loved ones is an increasingly popular place for scammers to send ransomware, access personal […]

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Online Dating: 6 Tips for Maintaining Your Privacy and Personal Safety

Once upon a time, online dating had a certain nerdy stigma attached to it. Many a friend, even if they met someone great, would a craft story about how they met said partner in an effort to avoid one simple statement – “We met online.” Thankfully times have changed; online dating has become socially acceptable […]

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Protect your passwords and your money

The scenario, part 1: You’re at a mall with a group of friends, and one asks you to lend him enough money to buy a t-shirt because he doesn’t have any money with him. You hand him your new credit card so he can buy it himself, lean close and whisper your personal identification number […]

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Protect your online brand

Unlike many of my friends, when I was 15 I did not have a Facebook account, but that didn’t stop me from falling victim to one of the many crimes that can happen over social media. I was in grade 9 when a friend of mine made a comment regarding a conversation they had with […]

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