How to Use Mobile Banking Apps Safely

4 January 2016

Checking your balance, making a transfer, even depositing a check: these used to require you to go to the bank, or at least an ATM. Today, all of this can be accomplished with nothing but an internet connection and the smartphone in your pocket. Banking apps are changing people’s relationships with their banks, making 24-hour, Read More…

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Protect Your Identity

31 December 2015

As you take a moment to pen the New Year’s resolutions you’ll take with you into 2016, consider adding to your list a few simple habits that will help keep you safe from identity theft in the new year. Much like living a healthier lifestyle or making more time for your hobbies, protecting yourself from Read More…

How Secure Is Your Contactless Payment Card?

18 December 2015

Over the past year, contactless payment cards have transitioned from a novelty to a necessity for many Canadians. The cards, which allow consumers to forgo inserting their card or even typing their PIN for small purchases, have been available for nearly a decade, but this year their use has heated up dramatically. According to Moneris Read More…

Hotel Guest Accidentally Shares Sensitive Information Over Public Wi-Fi

18 December 2015

If you are a frequent traveler who is constantly browsing on-the-go, you probably take advantage of public wi-fi networks to stay connected away from home. However, unsecured public networks can pose a serious security threat to those who treat them like their home networks. Earlier this year, a woman may have become a victim of Read More…

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