Safety

Ransomware Safety

Ransomware is a form of malware that provides criminals with the ability to lock a computer from a remote location – then display a pop-up window informing the owner or user that it will not be unlocked until a sum of money is paid. Recent well-publicised examples are CryptoLocker, Cryptowall and WannaCry (and variants of these under different …

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Cyber essentials: 10 tips for staying safe online

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month — an opportunity for British Columbians to assess their online safety. The growing volume, complexity and diversity of threats online make it vitally important for people to do all they can to safeguard electronic information from email fraud, ransomware, online scams or other attacks. “Staying safe online is just …

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