The Hologram Myth

You know the gold foil holograms on some of our Canadian currency? These are a built-in security feature, among others to help protect against forgers. Some have seen a similar hologram on cheque stock and equated the same sense of security with cheques as with currency. These people would be mistaken. Here is the MYTH: These … Read more

This is How Much Data You Leak Daily

You’re leaking data every day, from the moment you wake up—and hit snooze on your smartphone alarm—to the moment you turn on the heat — and Smart Grid knows your home for the night. How much data do you leak? One terabyte. (That’s a lot.) Find out more!

Tax Identity Theft: It’s in the Mail

Through mid-February, employers, banks, brokerage firms and others mail out those year-end documents consumers need to file their tax returns, providing identity thieves with a once-a-year opportunity to easily get a hold of choice personal data. Read the whole article here!