Security

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The Most Sought-After Items on Every Burglar’s Hit List

Burglars can't wait to get their hands on these items.


Why You Need to Stop Commenting on Viral Facebook Memes

Those quizzes may seem like innocent fun, but giving away personal information leaves you vulnerable to hackers.


I Fell For This Email Scam—And You Could Too

Even the most savvy among us can fall for a con and lose hundreds of dollars. I learned this first-hand...


3 Times You Should Never “Accept Cookies” on a Site

Cookies are everywhere online, but should you allow them into your browsing life?

These Are the Absolute Worst Passwords You Could Possibly Choose

If any of these passwords look familiar, you'll want to change your settings immediately—or risk having your account hacked.


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Identity Theft is on the Rise Across Canada—Here’s How to Protect Yourself

More than 35,000 Canadians are the victims of identity theft every year. Beef up your security with these five strategies.

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8 Car Anti-Theft Devices to Protect Your Ride

According to reports, 87,000 vehicles were stolen across Canada in 2019 alone. Keep your car safe—and maintain your peace of...


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7 Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House

In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a...


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8 Creepy Things Your Smartphone Knows About You

Between codes, passwords and location tracking, smartphones collect hoards of data on users. Here’s what you should know about everything...


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12 Password Mistakes That Hackers Hope You’ll Make

Passwords are supposed to keep us safe, but they can be an open door for hackers to attack our finances...

Why You Should Never Call Back an Unknown Number

You could be opening the door to scammers.


How to Tell If Your Phone Has Been Hacked

Could cybercriminals be infiltrating your bank account or stealing your identity right now? Here’s how to find out if your...


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7 Photos You Should Never, Ever Post on Social Media

Are your seemingly innocent Facebook and Instagram shares compromising your safety?


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12 Everyday Things That Pose Huge Security Risks

Unfortunately, in today's super-connected world, your personal information is at a higher risk than ever. But just tweaking some of...


Alarming Things Hackers Can Do with Just Your Cell Phone Number

Your phone number is an easy-to-find key that can be used by hackers and scammers to unlock your personal data....

6 Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates

Shopping online? Here's how to stop the thieves who are out to plunder the packages left at your front door.


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I’m a Burglar—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

From burglars' mouths to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities thieves look for when they're deciding which homes to break...


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7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your Wi-Fi

Having an outside party steal your Wi-Fi can be, at best, inconvenient and frustrating, and at worst, harmful to you...


How to Prevent Licence Plate Theft

Prevent licence plate theft by using screws that require a special security wrench to remove. They're inexpensive and take only...


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5 Car Security Tips to Protect Your Ride

Protect your car from theft and vandalism with these car security tips.