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What to Do When Your Cyber Security Is Compromised
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Unfortunately, in today’s society it’s not really a question of if you will fall victim to a hacker—but when.
 

Unfortunately, in today’s society it’s not really a question of if you will fall victim to a hacker—but when.

If one of your online accounts, such as an email account, gets hacked be sure to immediately contact any banking institutions, credit card issuers and brokerage firms you use.

It is also important to immediately change usernames, passwords and PINs associated with your email, credit, brokerage, and banking accounts. For good measure, you should make it a habit to periodically change those anyway.

Finally, in the event you feel like your cyber security has been compromised, it is very important to reach out to the credit bureaus so they can put a fraud alert on your file.





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