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Has my computer been hacked via the Equinox recent hack?

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Has my computer been...

Has my computer been hacked via the Equinox recent hack?

Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your machine, and what operating system are you running?

Dell Inspiron 15, Windows 10

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

Yes . . the Windows updates and the Spyware updates

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Computer Expert to know before I connect you?

Is there anything else you need to know to determine if this computer ha been hacked via the recent Equinox hack?

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To check if your personal information was breached during this specific Equinox hack, please use the following link:

https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/potential-impact/

Click the "Check Potential Impact" button, and then provide your last name and the last six digits of your Social Security number. Based on that information provided, you will receive a message indicating whether your personal information may have been impacted by this incident.

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