When a data breach happens, it means that cyber criminals access data sources illegally and can get their hands on sensitive personal data. The data can also end up being sold on forums and market places deep the web. This data may be used for illegal activities such as fraud, identity theft, and blackmail.

If your data has been part of a breach—depending on the scenario, you are advised to take action immediately to prevent cyber criminals from getting further access to your systems or from using your data.

Some tips on what to do:

  • Act without delay and change any affected passwords.
  • Contact your bank immediately and cancel any bank or credit cards.
  • Turn to the relevant authority dealing with online criminality and report that your data has been stolen.

Source : Official F-Secure Brand
Editor by : BEST Antivirus KBS Team

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