From time to time a social media or email account may be intercepted either by malware or a person you know. If this happens to you, most platforms have an account recovery process you can follow to regain control of your accounts. As well as following the instructions, we’d recommend reviewing passwords for all online accounts you use and changing those which have the same or similar passwords. It’s always worth running anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software after hacking has taken place to ensure that nothing has infected your device.
Find out how to report and recover hacked accounts on commonly used social networking sites below: