How to bounce back from a breach in security.
Nothing is worse than getting PWNed in a security breach; it exposes weakness in security and puts the customer in harm’s way. Thankfully, we’re going to cover how to bounce back after getting PWNed and a few steps for recovery. Here’s a look at bouncing back from getting PWNed and recovering from a security breach.
What Is Getting PWNed?
Getting “PWNed” is a leetspeak slang/term for owning or conquering an account. It often implies humiliation (or domination) of another individual and derives from the term “being owned.” Although this term is generally used within the gaming community, it also happens with non-gaming related incidents. For example, if a social media account was PWNed, it would mean that an account was accessed by a hacker.
Where People Get PWNed
Unless you’re a masochist with no disregard for your personal information, nobody wants to be PWNed. Here are a few ways people get PWNed outside of the gaming world:
You’ve Been PWNed: What to Do
Since you’re aware of how serious a problem like this can become, it’s time to take action if you find yourself in such circumstances. You must follow up on:
Considering all this information, it’s imperative that you avoid getting PWNed to begin with. Thankfully, we’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen and will gladly tackle any problems in the event of a data breach. Centerpoint IT is the trusted choice when it comes to staying ahead of the latest information technology tips, tricks and news. Contact us at (404) 781-0200 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.