When your device gets hacked, this means that all your personal information which is in your computer system is being used by someone, without your consent. If hacker gets into your device, they can easily access of your credit card. So, it is very important for all of us to install Webroot antivirus your devices through webroot.com/safe. In this blog, you will read hack damage control tips provided by the Www.Webroot.com/Safe.
When Your Device Hacked, Damage Control Tips By Webroot:
Reset The Password: After you have been hacked then you should first reset your account password or device password. You should create a strong password. To create a strong password, you should include at least 12 characters in your password. It must have uppercase, lowercase, special characters and also numbers in it. It is advised that do not use your own name, birthday, family member names or common phrase in it. You can take help of the Webroot Password Manager application to generate your password and also to avoid entering your password again and again.
Enable Two-Step Authentication: You should enable the two-step authentication for your email and bank account. This gives additional security to account login. In this, you should enter your username and password in a given blank and then you have to click on the Next button. After this, you are required to enter the OTP i.e. One Time Password. You get the OTP on your registered mobile number or your email address. When you enter the OTP, then only you will be directed to your account.
Check the Updates: You should keep your device and security software up to date. To check the software updates, you go to your PC, and then click on the Start button which is located at the bottom-left corner of your computer screen. Then you have to type Window Updates in the search box. Now, you should click on the option Windows Update. Here, a new Window will displays on your computer screen. In this window, you have to click on Check for Updates button on your screen. Now, it will look for available updates. Here, you will see the available updates on your screen. You just have to Install these updates and then restart your computer.
Install Webroot: It is advised that you should install the Webroot SecureAnywhere in your device to secure it from cyber threats. For this, first you should launch a web browser of your choice and then check the internet connection on it. After this, you have to go to www.webroot.com/safe on it. Here, you will see Webroot page on your computer screen. Now, it will start downloading automatically on your computer. When the download is finished, then you have to double-click on the downloaded file just to install it. After this, follow the directions and then enter the Webroot Keycode when it prompts. You should complete the installation process carefully.