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[Article] How To Avoid The 15 Most Common Holiday Scams (2023 Update)


Read Here: https://www.aura.com/learn/holiday-scams#:~:text=Warning%20signs%20of%20holiday%20phishing,infect%20your%20device%20with%20malwareScammers ramp up their schemes during the holiday season. Learn how to avoid the worst holiday scams of 2023 while shopping, traveling, and giving.

[Video Series] How to be Unscammable

Gluu Society

A 10 Part Video Series by Gluu Society & Telus focused on essential online/ digital safety and security: In Episode 1, West Vancouver host Linda Fawcus explains the easy digital security tips that will help keep your home network safe from cyberattacks, malware, & viruses.In Episode 2, West

[Organization] Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre collects information on fraud and identity theft. We provide information on past and current scams affecting Canadians. If you think you're a victim of fraud, report it!Helpful pages: Browse Scams by Category: https://antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/scams-fr

[Webinar Deck] Online Safety & Security

HelpAge Canada

This presentation introduces the most prevalent online scams targetting older adults today and discusses the evolution of scams over the past few years, including discussing AI voice scams. It provides practical tips and resources to help community-based seniors' services organizations teach older a

[Research Report] COVID-19 has significantly increased the use of many technologies among older Canadians


Read Here: https://agewell-nce.ca/archives/10884 Commissioned by AGE-WELL, the Environics Research survey was conducted between July 16 and July 27, 2020, interviewing 2,026 Canadians over the age of 50. 1,576 (78%) participated via an online panel, and 450 respondents (22%) were contacted by teleph

[Article] Internet Addiction Disorder: What You Need to Know About IAD


Read Here: https://psychcentral.com/addictions/net-addictionInternet addiction is a behavioral addiction. Also known as “cyber addiction,“ internet addiction refers to excessive and compulsive engagement with the online world. Tihis article defines problematic vs. regular internet use. People wh

[Article] Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise

Harvard Business Review

Read Here: https://hbr.org/2019/02/our-digital-lives-dont-need-to-make-us-unhappy-unhealthy-and-unwiseHistorians and clinicians may someday call this moment “peak content.” In 2019, Americans will consume an average of 12 hours and 7 minutes of digital assets every single day. That’s more time

[Article] Americans 60 and older are spending more time in front of their screens than a decade ago

Pew Research Centre

Read Here: https://www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2019/06/18/americans-60-and-older-are-spending-more-time-in-front-of-their-screens-than-a-decade-ago/The amount of time that Americans ages 60 and older spend on their TVs, computers, tablets or other electronic devices has risen almost half an hour

[Article] Healthy Social Media Habits: How You Use It Matters

National Institute of Health (US)

Read Here: https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2022/09/healthy-social-media-habitsTechnology has changed the way we interact with each other. Social media puts other people just keystrokes away. This helps some feel like they have more social support. But for others, it can increase isolation and depressio


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