Your Guide to Staying Cybersecure While Playing Online Games

Your Guide to Staying Cybersecure While Playing Online Games

There has been a rise in online gaming, be it solitaire or the latest online video game, and a whole slew of cyber threats comes with it.

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Should You Change Your Facebook Password? Yes!

Should You Change Your Facebook Password? Yes!

Facebook announced they "found some user passwords were being stored in a readable format". Change your password today!

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Could You Be Chatting With a Bot Online?

Could You Be Chatting With a Bot Online?

In 2019 much of the news we consume comes from online sources. But an analysis of online traffic shows that 66% of tweeted links come from bots

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Your Cybersecurity Checklist For Tax Season

It’s tax time and the deadlines are fast approaching. If you’re in Canada, April 30th is the date to keep in mind, in the US, it’s April 15th. Tax season used to mean mountains of paperwork but more and more people are taking advantage of online software to file. Unfortunately, this opens the door to digital threats you need to be aware of. We’ve put together a guide to keep you safe this tax season.

Meet Some of the Women of FixMeStick

This week, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day, which takes place on March 8th every year. This is a “global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women”. The theme for this year’s campaign is #BalanceForBetter, so it’s focused around encouraging the global community to work towards greater gender equality. Here at FixMeStick,…

Millions of Private Medical Calls Exposed in Sweden and Why You Should Care

This past week ComputerSweden reported that a Swedish company left 2.7 million recorded calls available on an unencrypted server. The .WAV and MP3 files contained over 170,000 hours of calls to a Swedish HealthCare Guide, this is the equivalent to Phone Information Nurse in the UK or TeleHealth in Canada.

Just because you’re not in Sweden doesn’t mean you’re safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t a unique event! Reuters found the number of healthcare breaches goes up every year, with over 4.4 million records exposed in the 3rd quarter of last year alone.