How to respond when an account is compromised.

A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that 64% of Americans reported that they had experienced a major data breach, including 35% who had an account number or other sensitive information compromised.1 Sensible precautions to secure your online information can help you avoid joining this statistic, but given the increasing severity and frequency of cyberattacks, there is no perfect solution. If you are hacked, the advice below can help minimize your exposure and better secure your accounts going forward.

Immediate Actions

Reducing the Likelihood of a Future Attack

 

1 Source: Pew Research