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December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018

Ho Ho Ho!

It’s that time of the year again when everybody will be busy buying gifts for their near and dear ones, and many people will be on a spending spree.  Since the weather is not on a friendly side and with the option of online shopping, a lot of us would prefer to stay cozy at home and use online shopping to get what we need.

November 1, 2018

Online Shopping

November 1, 2018

December 6, 2017

December 11, 2017

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission put together a fantastic article called "The 12 Scams of Christmas".  With their permission, the following post borrows heavily from that article and has been tailored for the University of Guelph community.

November 8, 2017

November 10, 2017

November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

September 11, 2017

October 6, 2017

Chances are if a job offer looks too good to be true...it is!  Ever year job offer scams make the rounds attempting to trick students into providing their personal information and ultimately scam them out of their money. 

How the Scam Works

Step 1 - Initial Contact 

August 1, 2017

Social Media Icons

August 1, 2017

Social media sites are not well-monitored playgrounds with protectors watching over you to ensure your safety. When you use social media, do you think about who might be using it besides your friends and connections? Following are some of the other users you may encounter.

June 30, 2017

Hacker

July 1, 2017

Face it: Hackers Gonna Hack. How to know if you’ve been hacked?

  • Your friends tell you. They’ve received a spammy or phishy e-mail from your account.

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

Follow these six US National Cyber Security Alliance recommendations to better protect yourself online and make the Internet more secure for everyone: