7 Sneaky Ways Burglars Can Break into Your House
In many cases, all it takes to keep a burglar out is a locked door. But some burglars are a bit craftier and may use one of these more creative methods to break into your home.
8 Creepy Things Your Smartphone Knows About You
Between codes, passwords and location tracking, smartphones collect hoards of data on users. Here’s what you should know about everything...
12 Password Mistakes That Hackers Hope You’ll Make
Passwords are supposed to keep us safe, but they can be an open door for hackers to attack our finances...
7 Photos You Should Never, Ever Post on Social Media
Are your seemingly innocent Facebook and Instagram shares compromising your safety?
Alarming Things Hackers Can Do with Just Your Cell Phone Number
Your phone number is an easy-to-find key that can be used by hackers and scammers to unlock your personal data....
6 Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates
Shopping online? Here's how to stop the thieves who are out to plunder the packages left at your front door.
I’m a Burglar—Here’s How to Outsmart Me
From burglars' mouths to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities thieves look for when they're deciding which homes to break...
If You Ever Hear This 4-Word Phrase When You Pick Up the Phone, Hang Up Immediately
Hint: You'll recognize this phrase from commercials.
How to Prevent Licence Plate Theft
Prevent licence plate theft by using screws that require a special security wrench to remove. They're inexpensive and take only...
Why You Need to Stop Commenting on Viral Facebook Memes
Those quizzes may seem like innocent fun, but giving away personal information leaves you vulnerable to hackers.
5 Car Security Tips to Protect Your Ride
Protect your car from theft and vandalism with these car security tips.
3 Times You Should Never “Accept Cookies” on a Site
Cookies are everywhere online, but should you allow them into your browsing life?
12 Tips To Prevent Your Bike From Being Stolen
No one wants their bicycle stolen, whether out and about or from their garage.
8 Car Anti-Theft Devices to Protect Your Ride
According to reports, 87,000 vehicles were stolen across Canada in 2019 alone. Keep your car safe—and maintain your peace of...
13 Signs an Amazon Seller Can’t Be Trusted
Not all Amazon sellers deserve your trust or your business. Here are the smart steps you can take to avoid...
The Reader’s Digest Home Tech Buying Guide
On the market for a new TV, security system or smart home assistant? Here’s a handy guide to the key...
11 Things to Never Keep in Your Backyard
Theft, damage and accidents are all too common when you leave these items in your backyard.
How Bad Is It to Use Public WiFi?
Public WiFi is extremely convenient, and, of course, free. But are the risks of logging on worth it?
12 Hiding Places to Conceal Spare Keys and Other Valuables Outside Your Home
Store a spare key and other valuables safely so people won’t find them.
Is Your Phone Spying on You? A Surveillance Expert Weighs In
According to surveillance expert Valerie Steeves, your phone is listening to you in ways you may not have imagined.
13 Things to Do If Your Home Gets Broken Into
Know the steps to take following a break-in, so you can start moving forward as soon as possible.
13 Sneaky Ways FBI Agents Protect Their Homes
Who better to get advice on home protection than FBI agents who have studied and observed the minds of criminals?
How to Prevent Identity Theft and Fraud in 5 Simple Steps
More than 35,000 Canadians are the victims of identity theft every year. Here's how you can avoid being one of...