Category: News

What You Should Know About the JBS Ransomware Attack

Meat eaters be wary! This past Tuesday, JBS, considered the world’s largest meat processing company, disclosed that it had suffered a ransomware attack, effectively halting meat production across the US, Canada, and Australia. While we don’t have a clear indication as to who is behind the cyberattack, White House Officials are currently pointing the finger towards Russian-based hackers.

But what exactly happened to JBS? Who is responsible? And does this mean for the prices of your daily produce? Keep reading to find out more.

6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Donating to a Legitimate Charity Online and Not Being Scammed

Donating to charities continues to grow each year, and the majority is from individuals just like you. In Canada, donating to charities continues to rise every year, with the baby boomer generation being responsible for more than 40% of total donations since 2000. But as with everything nowadays, you need to beware of scammers who try to take advantage of your good intentions and pocket your donations instead of actually distributing them to a greater cause.

In this article, we’ll take a look at past donation scams, 6 ways to make sure you’re donating to a legitimate charity, and what to do if you think you’ve been scammed.

“Macs Can’t Get Viruses” – Fact or Fiction?

You have may heard that Mac computers don’t get viruses, but is that fact or fiction? While at one point it was true that Mac computers were less prone to viruses, sadly this is no longer the case.

With the very recent discovery of Silver Sparrow, a new type of malware that’s affected over 30,000 Mac users, it couldn’t be a better time to read up on how you can protect your Mac!

It’s Data Privacy Day – Celebrate With Us!

In 2020 we saw data breaches compromise the information of millions of people. We were writing about them, what seemed like, every other week. So in 2021, what can we do about it? Unfortunately, data breaches are inevitable and there’s nothing you as an individual can do to prevent them. But, there are ways to minimize the damage.