Youtube Security Guide: Repairing Hacked Accounts, If You Still Can or Can't log in, Do This:

- 07 December 2022 13:54 WIB
YouTube Logo. (Photo/[Freepik]
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Contact your bank or local authorities. Make sure others don't give the bank or government instructions, for example, to open an account or transfer money. This is important if you:

Store banking info in your account, such as credit cards stored in Google Pay or Chrome.

Storing personal info like tax or passport info in your account. For example, you might store personal info in Google Photos, Google Drive, or Gmail. Feeling someone is using or impersonating your identity

Remove malicious software

If you think there is suspicious activity on your account, you may need to remove malicious software. To increase the security of your account, install and run trusted antivirus software. You can also reset your computer to its factory settings and reinstall the operating system.

Help secure the other Google products you use

*Gmail: Review these security tips, and remove any labels, filters, or forwarding rules you didn't set up.

*Chrome: Uninstall extensions you don't recognize and update Chrome to the latest version.

*Google Drive: Review unusual file activity and versions.

Also Read: BSSN Collaborates with the National Police Cyber ​​Crimes to Investigate Alleged Data Leaks

*Google Photos: If you see the action of sharing an album that you don't recognize, stop sharing the album.

Location: Turn off Location Sharing that looks unnatural.

Help prevent password theft with Password Alert

If you enter your password on a non-Google site, Password Alert in Google Chrome will notify you. This way, you'll know if a site is pretending to be Google to steal your password.

This article is part of a series on cyber security literacy for internet users in Indonesia, in collaboration with the National Cyber ​​and Crypto Agency (BSSN).


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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