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Can You Tell a CRA Agent from a Scam Artist?

Phishing emails and phone calls are some of a scammer's favourite tricks. Learn how to spot them and protect yourself from tax fraud.

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Phishing, Phone Calls, and Frauds: How to Stay Safe this Tax Season

These are a few of cybercriminals' favourite tricks. Learn how to spot them and protect yourself from tax fraud.

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10 Tips to Stay Cybersafe during the Holidays

Keep the holidays bright by following these best practices.

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Phishing Has Evolved… Have You?

Technology has changed, and phishing attempts look more legitimate than ever before.

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Passwords Have Evolved… Have You?

Technology has changed, and cybercriminals are cracking accounts faster than ever before.

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Don't Get Hooked by this Parking Services Phishing Scam

Did you get an email saying you have a parking citation? It may be a scam.

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Don't Lose Your Money To Phishers

University of Alberta employees are being targeted by phishers to purchase gift cards.

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To Catch a Phish

Phishers are good at what they do. You might know the warning signs of a phishing email, but if the bait looks legitimate, you can still get hooked.

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How a Password Manager Keeps You Safe… and Sane

Simplify your life and stay cybersafe at the same time by using a password manager.

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Don't Hand Over That Bitcoin Payment - Protect Yourself from Sextortion

Did you get an email from someone trying to blackmail you? Chances are it's a phishing scam.

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The CRA is Not Calling You - Protect Yourself from Tax Fraud

The CRA will never phone or email you asking for personal information or monetary payment. Stay safe this tax season by following these tips.

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Hardware Vulnerability: Meltdown and Spectre

Find out how to protect yourself from the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability

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Running macOS High Sierra? Download the Latest Security Update

A vulnerability in macOSX High Sierra 10.13.1 was recently discovered, but you can mitigate the risk with Apple's latest security update.

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Anything Could Happen: Back Up Your Data

Computer theft, damage, and ransomware could all destroy your digital life. Creating a backup ensures you can restore it at the click of a button.

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It's Your Personal Information: Encrypt to Protect

In the time it takes you to read this article, two laptops will have been stolen. One of them could be yours.

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KRACK WiFi Vulnerability: What You Need to Know

KRACK exploits a vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol, but you can mitigate the risk by staying informed and following best practices

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Be a Secure Traveller with These Tech Tips

Thanksgiving puts people on the road, families around the table, and cybersecurity to the backs of our minds. If you're travelling for the holiday...

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Consider This: Cyber Security in Higher Ed

Cyber and information security are presently top-of-mind in the higher education sector. Apart from its people, information is the most critical...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. How cyber aware are you? Find out over the next few weeks as we share our top security tips, straight...

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Don't get hooked by online phishing expeditions

Use 'positive paranoia' to protect online info-here's how.

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Be Aware: Back to School IT Security Reminders

Over the summer there has been a higher than usual rate of University CCID accounts victimized by email "phishing" attacks. Here's a couple key...