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Protecting Your Pot of Gold: Stay Safe from Cybercrime

March 17th, 2023

St. Patrick's Day is a day of celebration for many, but it's also a prime opportunity for cybercriminals to target unsuspecting victims. As people engage in online activities like shopping,...

MacBook Monitor Issues

March 13th, 2023

When troubleshooting multiple monitors on your Mac, there are a few basic steps you can take to help identify and resolve any issues you may be experiencing:

  1. Check your cables and connections:...

Indigo Admits Cyber Attack was Ransomware

March 09th, 2023

You may recall us sharing a blog about a recent cyber attack on Canada's largest bookstore chain, Indigo. Recently they confirmed that it was hit by a ransomware attack. The incident resulted in the...

Beware of Tax Scams

March 06th, 2023

It's that time of year again and while you are busy collecting your T4s cybercriminals are planning schemes to steal your identity and hard-earned money. Let us help you with some tips to ensure you...

How Phishing Attacks are Taking Advantage of Zoom

March 02th, 2023

With the increase in popularity of Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are taking advantage of unsuspecting users. The number of daily Zoom meeting participants has skyrocketed from...

Waterloo Brewing Lost Millions in Cyber Attack

February 23th, 2023

Today we are taking a look back at a cyber attack that happened to a local brewery in 2019. Waterloo Brewing Ltd. announced a loss of $2.1 million due to a cyberattack it describes as a social...

Canadian Tool Manufacturer was Hit by a Cyber Attack

February 16th, 2023

Exco Technologies, a Canadian-based international manufacturer of die cast tools and car parts, has been the victim of a cyber attack. The company reported that three production facilities within...

7 Important iPhone Security Settings to Change Right Now

February 13th, 2023

There are several security features built into the iPhone that can help protect your device and personal information. Here are a few examples:

  1. Passcode or Touch ID: This is the basic security...

BREAKING: Indigo Gets Hit by Cyber Attack

February 10th, 2023
A day after a cyber attack hit Indigo Books & Music Inc. the company website is still down.  The attack affected customer orders in-store and online.

Cybersecurity: Looking Back at 2022 to Understand What 2023 Might Hold

February 09th, 2023

In the tech world we have this tendency to always look towards the future, never really looking back. It’s understandable, it’s a constant-changing world and it’s easy to become out-of-touch with...


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