(upbeat music) Today’s digital world, has a dark side, because everyday things like shopping, banking and even browsing online can expose personal information and make people vulnerable to cyber criminals. More that 850 million people in 16 countries were victims of cyber crimes in the last year alone. Mobile ransomware attacks went up by 33%.
Have you ever gotten one of those threatening calls from someone claiming to be the IRS? That you owe money and are about to go to jail because you didn’t pay? I just did. It’s totally annoying! You probably sense that it’s a scam, but what if it’s actually the IRS calling? What if you
Meet Dan. Dan has been working as a Corporate Co. engineer for the past six years. Recently, Dan applied for a new credit card, only to find a few days later that he was denied. Understandably, Dan is stunned. He’s always been careful with his credit, and has a good, stable income. What gives? Well,
hi you no doubt familiar with modern credit cards like this one that have an RFID chip embedded in the more tap and go as it’s called here in Australia might be called different things in other countries actually contain a radio frequency identification device and RFID chip in them and no it’s not this
You meet someone. You give them your number. You’re just joining a new contacts list, right? Actually, you could be exposing a trove of sensitive personal data. When phones were first introduced… people didn’t even really know their own phone numbers. You would call an operator and asked to be connected with someone Long gone
[♪♪] So we’re about two minutes away from her house. And I’m going to make a right here. We’ve obtained a secret list. Yeah this is the street. Used by criminals to exploit Canadians. We have the names of thousands of Canadians from across the country. We have credit cards. Addresses. Social insurance numbers. One