You get a flood of messages from friends and family. They’re getting emails from you with seemingly random links, or messages with urgent pleas to wire you money. It looks like your email or social media account might have been taken over. What do you do? For starters, make sure your security protections are up-to-date, reset your password, and warn your friends.
The Federal Trade Commission has provided helpful information on what to do if your email is hacked.
The FTC also provides information on what to do when you receive spam: