Crime Stoppers Warns QR Codes Are Being Used in a Variety of Scams

Crime Stoppers is sounding the alarm over a new way scammers are trying to separate you from your money. According to Crime Stoppers, scammers have been creating fake QR codes and planting them at restaurants, shops, and even parking machines. Instead of taking you to a menu or checkout, the fake QR code downloads malware…

2021 saw record number of phishing attempts in Canada: CIRA

By Bradly Shankar @bradshankar – MobileSyrup The CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority) has released new findings detailing the rise of cyber crime attempts in Canada in 2021. In the second edition of its Canadian Shield Insights report, the CIRA notes that recorded phishing blocks quadrupled between the first and fourth quarter of 2021. Between October…

Safeguard Your Profit – Buy Business Continuity – Not Break/Fix Service

One thing every business has in common is that they just want their IT systems to work; everyday, continually. No outages, no viruses sneaking in, no equipment failures. In fact, they want everything to work so well that they don’t even have to think about it. Small business owners often ignore the need for a…

Passwords – The Struggle is Real!

We all struggle with passwords. They tend to create frustration for the user, and even though we know they are necessary, we often try to use the same password or simple passwords for everything to make our lives easier. Passwords act as the gatekeeper between the rest of the web and our personal and business…