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Hello again! This week’s blog post was all about tax season– and the scams that accompany it. We wrote a whole article about it which you can read here. But if you’re less of a reader, more of a skimmer we summarized 4 key take away points for those of you filing your taxes using an online program. Read more
Let’s face it— nobody likes tax season. Well, except for maybe accountants. But for most of us, especially small business owners, tax season is a headache. The desperate scrambling for a year’s worth of receipts, little calculations and the realization that you probably spent more money than you meant to… definitely not my idea of an ideal Saturday. Read more
Think you’re the only one who feels “technically illiterate”? Think again. Even the professionals make mistakes! On Tuesday February 28th 2017, you might have noticed some of your favorite websites were acting strangely. No, it wasn’t your imagination and no, it wasn’t foreign hackers.
It was a typo.
This week’s FixMeTip is dedicated to providing you with the resources you need to report cybercrime. Reporting abuses is an important part of fighting cybercrime– we all have to do our part! Read more
As we move into February, and closer to Valentine’s Day, you may be thinking about that special someone you’ve been chatting with on an online dating site. When excitement is running high, cyber criminals are working overtime to capitalize on increased activity on specific sites. Read more
Montreal just got dumped with almost 30cm (that’s about a foot for our American readers) of snow in 24 hours. Add 100km/h winds to the mix and we’ve got a perfect recipe for a snowday. Schools are closed, flights are grounded and some public transportation isn’t running. Today is one of those days where it may be safer to work from home instead of trekking through mother nature. With almost 70% of companies offering some sort of telecommuter policy, working remotely is a fast-growing trend in the modern day work environment. Read more
How are you supposed to tell the difference between a legitimate warning message and a fraudulent pop-up? Click on the images below to read about some tell tale signs. Read more
This week we’re covering technical support scams: how they happen, how to spot them and what to do if you fell for it. This week’s FixMeTip focuses on the last one– what to do when you realize that the “technical support” you are receiving isn’t legitimate. What are your next steps? Read more
Try as we might to avoid it, let’s face it—we’re all going to need a lawyer at some point. When the time comes, there are a few basic principles that need to be respected. Attorney/client confidentiality is definitely one of them. But in this day and age, it’s not atypical for businesses and individuals to opt for digital correspondence rather than set up yet another (costly) consultation. But is that as secure? Read more
This week we scoured the internet for the most notorious legal cases brought against cyber criminals. Click the images below to read these fascinating stories! Read more