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What to Do When You’ve Been Hacked

PCMag: “When your email, credit card, or identity gets hacked, it can be a nightmare. When you discover that your personal information has been hacked, your first thought may be, why me? Why couldn’t it have been someone else? In truth, you might have fallen victim for a reason, perhaps a weak, easily guessed password, or a too-public social media account. But it’s just as possible that hackers got access to one of your accounts through a data breach and parlayed their access into a full-on hack attack. Either way, they’ll try to make money from their unauthorized access, and they may well do it before you even realize anything is wrong. What can you do when you realize that you’ve been hacked? Knowing what to expect can be a help; knowing how to head off the hackers is even better. Our guide helps with both…”

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