You’ve been hacked! Here’s what to do

you haveRussian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.

There’s no need to panic at this point — Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn’t in the business of stealing your bank account information.

Instead, they make their money by sending out spam for bogus products like weight-loss pills.

That means you need to stay on your guard. If you see strange messages being sent from your email or social media accounts, you might be among those affected.  More