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There's a lot of talk about computer viruses and scams.

Bell customers may have received a notice today about their account related to account information that may have been stolen.

Dave Lehman is the online manager for Golden West, and he talks about ways to protect your electronic information.

"There are definitely practices that people should pay attention to at all times. Whenever you receive an e-mail notice, you want to make sure that the notice is not something that people are trying to exploit, make sure it looks legitimate, and never click on a link in an e-mail. It's always worthwhile to pay attention to it. These types of incidents seem to always happen. It's a byproduct of us having more and more of our life online," he said.

Lehman emphasizes no legitimate company will ask for your credit card, or personal information, through e-mail. He also suggests going directly to the company's web site, rather than use a link through an email.

Lehman emphasized the note isn't related to the WannaCry ransom note virus, which has recently been in the news.

For more information: 

Scams and Fraud
Dryden Police warn of new scam
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

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