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What to Do if You Think You've Been Hacked

Amid all the confusion and uncertainty due to the ongoing pandemic, it's even more important to practice vigilance in the cybersecurity arena. Keeping safe from the virus often means protecting our digital information takes a back seat.

We've compiled a basic and straightforward step-by-step protocol to follow in case you're hacked in these trying times.

1. Change all your passwords.

2. Disconnect your computer from the Internet.

3. Scan your computer for infected files or malicious


4. Contact a security expert, and request that credit agencies

put out a fraud alert.

5. File a police report.

Once you execute these steps, you're on the road to repairing the breach. Stay safe out there, folks!