TELUS Wise resources

We have created a number of digital literacy and online safety resources in collaboration with our partners to help Canadians of all ages stay safe in our digital world.

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Privacy and security

Scammers, fraudsters and phones, oh my!

It may seem like the oldest trick in the book, but phone scams continue to be on the rise as fraudsters use new tactics and get increasingly creative.

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Online safety

Stalkerware - A dimension of cyber violence

Often sold as employee or child monitoring apps, malware apps are readily available online for download, although not available in app stores. The intrusive…

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Cyberbullying

The power of words: supporting the LGBTQ+ community online

On May 17, 1990, the World Health Organization moved to declasify homosexuality as a mental disorder. This was an early and important step in acknowledging the…

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Privacy and security

Covering your digital tracks

From May 3 – 7, global organizations will mark Privacy Awareness Week. Started in 2006 by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities, the week is meant to bring…

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Online safety

Protecting yourself from fraud – stop and think

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Privacy and security

Privacy in 2021: an interview with Pam Snively, Chief Data & Trust Officer, TELUS

January 28 is Data Privacy Day. Officially launched in 2008 by the National Cyber Security Alliance, this day is an international effort to initiate dialogue…

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Privacy and security

Don’t get taken on a (sleigh) ride by scammers

The holiday season is here again and, this year, most of us will be on the hunt for the perfect presents online. By keeping cyber security top of mind while…

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Online safety

Top scams of 2020

Scammers and fraudsters haven’t slowed down in 2020. In fact, with the lockdowns, fear and uncertainty associated with COVID-19, they’ve become even more…

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Digital financial literacy

Money Mule Awareness

Increasingly, fraud networks are recruiting unsuspecting fraud victims to receive and transfer money from other victims. When this happens, the victim becomes…

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Social media

Our social dilemma

Have you ever picked up your smartphone to do something quick, like send a text or check the weather, but instead find yourself mindlessly scrolling through…

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Privacy and security

Is it time for a digital hygiene check up?

On August 15, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) experienced a serious security breach that affected 5,500 accounts. The Government worked to address the…

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Digital wellness

Limiting the spread of COVID-19 with technology

As part of our commitment to keep our team, customers and communities safe and connected during the pandemic, TELUS is supporting the Government of Canada in…

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Online safety tips

Follow these internet safety and privacy tips to protect yourself and your family.

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