Smart Online Shopping Tips For The Holidays

Smart Online Shopping Tips For The Holidays

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, but if the thought of hitting a swamped mall puts you in a less than festive mood, fret not. It’s not too late to get your shopping done online, from the comfort of your home. First thing you need to do if …..

Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability puts all devices at risk

Wi-Fi Security Vulnerability puts all devices at risk

Belgium researchers are warning that a newly discovered vulnerability which secures modern Wi-Fi systems could leave devices vulnerable to hackers. The flaw would put personal information such as identification and credit card details at risk. The bug, dubbed Krack, detected in the current Wi-Fi protocol can hijack private communications and …..

Selfies Are The New Security

Selfies Are The New Security

Last week, Apple introduced a new flagship phone — the iPhone X — with a powerful new biometric face recognition login system. Because of this phone’s all-glass front it now leaves no room for a home button and therefore Apple is has now removed the Touch ID finger print scanner …..

Equifax Hack Concerns Canadians

Equifax Hack Concerns Canadians

Credit reporting giant Equifax has yet to reveal how many Canadians had their personal information hacked over this past spring and summer when the company’s database was breached. Equifax discovered the hack back on July 29th but waited until last Thursday to warn consumers that criminals exploited a U.S. website …..

Guidelines to a More Secure Online Shopping This “Back to School” Season

Guidelines to a More Secure Online Shopping This “Back to School” Season

It’s back to school again and as students, parents, and teachers gear up for the incoming academic year, many popular and trending school supplies are the centrepiece of shopping stores. With all the attractive deals being offered this season, Canadian shoppers will certainly have more reason to haul the best …..

‘Smishing’ Scams Target Your Text Messages.

‘Smishing’ Scams Target Your Text Messages.

Internet scam artists are moving beyond your email inbox and are now targeting your text messages instead. With this new scam, called “smishing,” scammers are trying to get you to send them your personal information that could help them access your bank account or other online profiles. So, what exactly …..

New Study Show Free Public Wi-Fi Increases Privacy Risk

New Study Show Free Public Wi-Fi Increases Privacy Risk

A strong Wi-Fi signal is one major factor that helps many Canadians decide where they want to stay when on their summer  travels. While a hefty majority of Canadians believe their information is safe while using public Wi-Fi networks at hotels, restaurants and elsewhere, a new report reveals that these …..

Can Our Vacuums Be a Privacy Risk?

Can Our Vacuums Be a Privacy Risk?

Air Date: Tuesday August 8, 2017- With today’s smart tech crammed into almost every household item it’s not surprising that privacy advocates are now sounding the alarm bells on a new smart robot vacuum.  Makers of these smart household helpers say that if we are not careful the data it …..

Flying With Your Tech

Flying With Your Tech

-Air Date: Tuesday August 1, 2017- Starting this month, Canadian travelers to the United States could be subject to heightened screening when passing through airport security. These new measures were announced at the end of June by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, but offered few details about what exactly …..

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