Information on COVID-19:

It is important to be careful where you get your information on the current state of COVID-19.  There are many false sites that are designed to fool you into clicking on them.  Only go to reliable locations.

Useful Tools:

Get Cyber Safe is a Government of Canada initiative designed to help all Canadians be aware and safe online.

Cyber Vulnerabilities:

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security issues alerts and advisories on potential, imminent or actual cyber threats, vulnerabilities or incidents affecting Canada’s critical infrastructure.  Visit them here:

Phishing, Scams and Fraud:

Understanding how phishing, scams and fraud work is important.  Be aware that malicious actors are taking advantage of COVID-19 to propagate a new series of threats. 

SPECIAL ADVISORY: APT29 targets COVID-19 vaccine development.

CSE Statement on Threat advisory Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Development – Thursday, July 16, 2020.

Visit the website of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for more information.

The Government of Canada Anti-Fraud Centre also publishes an up-to-date list of current known threats:

The Competition Bureau of Canada breaks down how scams and fraud work, making it easier to recognize and protect yourself.