Cybercrime on the Rise in Canada

Cybercrime on the Rise in Canada:

Always think before you click on a link or open an attachment. Check the source of the message to ensure that the email address is a valid address for the sender. Never reply to emails that ask you to verify or confirm any personal information or user passwords.

Secure your computer. Use an internet security suite that offers real-time protection against malware, ransomware and viruses.

Create complex passwords and change them regularly. Use a combination of letters, numbers and symbols.

Take time to learn how to protect your personal and private information while enjoying social media and online networks.  Be cautious when providing personal information online.

Ensure your home Wi-Fi network is secure.

Talk to children and youth about online security.

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