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Search Engines

August 24, 2021

Tips to Help You Find Results Faster in Search Engines
Search engines are our map to the internet. Without them, we’d be lost on the web, unable to find any website easily. They have been around since the dawn of the internet and in their almost 30 years of existence, they have also become more innovative and intelligent, able to answer questions, suggest websites, and […] Read more
How to Spot a Fake URL

August 19, 2021

How to Spot a Fake URL
Every piece of content on the internet is found through a URL. In fact, without URLs, we would never be able to navigate the web. While most URLs are perfectly safe and take you exactly where you expect them to, scammers are increasingly making use of a fake URL or two to compromise your safety […] Read more
Private Search Engine

August 5, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use a Private Search Engine
It’s no secret that if you want to protect your privacy, you probably shouldn’t use the internet. Unfortunately, that’s rarely an option for most of us. The web has been tightly integrated into every aspect of our lives. We need it to work, to shop, to stay connected, and more. Fortunately, you don’t just have […] Read more
Keyloggers

May 20, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Avoiding Keyloggers
Very few of us navigate the web with mouse clicks only. Instead, we must rely on our keyboards as well. They help us use search engines, visit new websites, access our accounts, and keep in touch with our loved ones. But what happens when the private things we type become visible to someone else? This […] Read more
Synthetic identity theft

May 13, 2021

How to Protect Yourself from Synthetic Identity Theft
Identity theft isn’t a new concept. Everyone knows that a criminal, in possession of the right data, can take over anyone’s identity and wreak havoc on their lives. What you might not know is that there are multiple types of identity theft. The traditional definition involves a criminal stealing and selling a person’s information on […] Read more
Free VPN

April 29, 2021

The Reason You Should Never Use a Free VPN Service
Everyone loves a good bargain. Half off a TV? Yes please. Summer sale on a top-of-the-line BBQ? Don’t mind if I do. Free VPN? Wait just a second. While the word “free” is a dream come true for many, in the case of VPNs, or virtual private networks, the word “free” is more likely to […] Read more
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
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
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