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Hacked account? Here's what to do now

Hacked account? Here's what to do now
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If you've been following my Happening Now page, you know that hackers are working around the clock to break into every account they can find. From big companies like Target, eBay, utility companies and even the U.S. Navy, to your personal email and Facebook accounts, there's no challenge too big or too small.

Unfortunately, because there have been so many data breaches, breaking into your personal accounts isn't really a challenge. With every breach of a major company, hackers get millions of email addresses and passwords - yours included.

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They can often just waltz into your account like they own it. Don't forget the threat from information-stealing viruses and people you know, too.

No matter how it happens, though, the result is the same - someone else is in your account. You need to kick them out, fast!

The longer they're in your account, the more damage they can do. Once you get them out, you have to take a couple of steps to prevent a future hack, too.

It sounds like a tall order, but I'll help guide you through it. Here is what you need to know about recovering email accounts, social media accounts, and bank accounts.

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