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Blocked YouTube videos

April 27, 2021

The Easiest Ways to Watch Blocked YouTube Videos
On April 23, 2005, the first ever video was uploaded to YouTube. Today, almost exactly 16 years later, the platform sees more than two billion unique visitors each month, with 500 hours of new content uploaded every minute. YouTube is also the second most popular website in the world, after Google. Visitors can find videos […] Read more
Information on social media

April 22, 2021

4 Ways You’re Giving Away Too Much Information on Social Media
Everyone who uses social media knows that it isn’t the place to go if you value your privacy. The basic purpose of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more is to share details about your life with the people you’re connected with. However, many users have started pulling back on what they share, especially knowing […] Read more
Internet of Things

April 8, 2021

The Internet of Things: An Explanation and Some Safety Tips
In its broadest sense, the term “Internet of Things” (or IoT), describes any device with a built-in computer that can connect to the internet. This definition includes some of the technologies core to our day-to-day lives, including our smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Recently, however, the term is coming to be used in a more specific […] Read more
Internet behaviours

April 6, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Fix Your Worst Internet Behaviours
We’ve grown so used to using the internet for everything that we’ve forgotten about the dangers that lurk beneath the surface. Hackers, viruses, scams, and more can wreak havoc on your life. They infect your devices, invade your privacy, and can creep into your life offline as well. Unfortunately, forgetting about these risks often leads […] Read more
Venmo Scams

April 1, 2021

Venmo Scams 101: Protect Yourself and Your Wallet
Gone are the days of needing cash on hand to pay your friends back for lunch, to buy that coffee table off Kijiji, to gift your cousin money for their birthday. Thanks to the power of technology, we can easily transfer money to and accept money from others through our devices. Many apps offer money-transfer […] Read more
Shopping with a VPN

March 30, 2021

How Does Shopping with a VPN Save You Money?
If you shop online, you’re far from alone. More than two billion people around the world use the internet for their purchases. It’s one of the easiest ways of getting goods and services right to your door, without the hassle of leaving your house. It’s also a common belief that shopping online saves people money; […] Read more
ISP Data Collection

March 23, 2021

ISP Data Collection: What Info Does Your Internet Service Provider Collect?
In order to access the internet, you need a few things. First, a device that can connect to the web. Fortunately, these devices are in almost everyone’s homes and pockets. Desktop computers, laptops, smartphones, and tablets all fit the bill. Second, you need a subscription with an internet service provider. These companies, also known as […] Read more
VPNs and the internet

March 18, 2021

VPNs and the Internet: How Virtual Private Networks Keep You Safe Online
We protect our homes with security systems. We lock our cars when we get out of them. And, we protect our money with banks and PIN numbers. But many people don’t protect their internet activity. This often boils down to the fact that many people don’t realize they should. But the things we do online […] Read more
Software updates

March 16, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Always Do Your Software Updates on Time
The average person has forty mobile apps on their smartphones alone. Add in the number of programs on personal computers, and the amount of software we all have access to only increases. So does the number of software updates we’re subjected to. It can seem like an update is always lurking, demanding device restarts at […] Read more
Secure your connection

March 11, 2021

Three Signs You Should Secure Your Connection With a VPN
Do you use the internet every day? If you do, you’re not alone. Billions of people around the world rely on the internet for work, entertainment, information, and human connection. As convenient as it is, the internet unfortunately has a dangerous side. Unprotected users can easily fall victim to cybercriminals like hackers and thieves. On […] Read more