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Financial Poise™ Airs “Data Breach Response: Before and After the…

Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the December 17th premiere of a new webinar, Data Breach Response: Before and After the Breach, which provides insight into... (PRWeb December 17, 2018) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/financial_poise_airs_data_breach_response_before_and_after_the_breach_a_webinar_on_december_17th_at_11_00_am_cst_through_west_legaledcenter/prweb15992810.htm

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Here’s how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach

Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook’s access token breach announced two weeks ago ? Here’s how to find out. Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info accessed, 14M’s bios too Visit this Facebook Help center link while logged in:  https://www.facebook.com/help/securitynotice?ref=sec . Scroll down to the section “Is my Facebook account impacted by this security issue?” Here you’ll see a Yes or No answer to whether your account was one of the 30 million users impacted. Those affected will also receive a warning like this atop their News Feed: If Yes, you’ll be in one of three categories: A. You’re in the 15 million users’ whose name plus email and/or phone number was accessed. B. You’re in the 14 million users’ who had that data plus account bio data accessed including “username, gender, locale/language, relationship status, religion, hometown, self-reported current city, birthdate, device types used to access Facebook, education, work, the last 10 places they checked into or were tagged in, website, people or Pages they follow, and the 15 most recent searches”. C. You’re in the 1 million users whose access token was stolen but your account was never actually accessed with it. Lucky you.   So what should you do if you were hacked? You don’t necessarily have to change your Facebook password or credit card info as there’s no evidence that data was accessed in the attack Watch out for spam or scam calls, emails, or messages as your contact info could have been sold to unscrupulous businesses Be on alert for phishing attempts that may try to email you and get you to sign in to one of your online accounts on a fake page that will steal your data.

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