Dangers of Face Recognition Apps

FaceApp Pose Security Risks: https://bit.ly/30DoF14.  Although it may be fun to see what you look like years older or in a different life-form, this is a reminder that any photos you post online can be downloaded, altered and printed by those with less amusing intentions.  A picture of your face is part of your identity and should be treated similar to how you treat other pieces of personal information.

For tips on how to protect your identity while enjoying online and social media activities, visit www.getcybersafe.gc.ca, the Government of Canada’s national public awareness campaign created to educate Canadians about Internet security and the simple steps they can take to protect themselves online.