Online Safety is the act of maximizing a user’s awareness of personal safety while using the internet. This is an important topic because many people fall victim to cyber crimes (crimes committed through the internet) each year. Although this sounds quite scary, there are many ways to increase your online security and keep yourself safe from hackers and scammers.
Knowledge is power when it comes to online safety!
Cyber Fraud Stats
With the rise of internet users, cyber fraud has become more prevalent than ever. Here are some phishing attack statistics in Canada from 2020: