Fraud Prevention Month, a month-long national initiative that helps Canadians recognize, prevent and report fraudulent activities, kicked off today. As in previous years, we’re going to mark this important event by sharing information with you throughout the month that’ll help reduce your odds of being targeted by fraudsters. First up: smartphones and the importance of protecting your data.
Together with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Ministry of Justice, We have put together some ways to tell if you’re a target for Smartphone fraud and some tips to lessen the risk.
Tip 1: Make sure you have a password on your phone – something that’s not your birthday!
For more information about Fraud Prevention Month, visit www.competitionbureau.gc.ca. If you feel that you may have been a victim of fraud, please report it to the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre.
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2 thoughts on “It’s Fraud Prevention Month – do you take smartphone privacy seriously?”
Great post! Would love to get in touch about it.
We, if I really say, then, it is very hard to keep our privacy safe and secure.