US-CERT sent out an announcement in September about a new video from the FTC for people whose personal information may have been breached in a cyber incident. There are tips on reporting, and how to recover with tools such as a credit freeze or fraud alert. There are many links on both the CERT and the FTC websites to resources. We are posting the video with this article, and many of the links follow.
More information from US-CERT:
More information from the FTC:
- fraud alert or credit freeze
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