Who is Using My Netflix Account? And My Facebook And Gmail?

Summary: This 2-3 minute article explains how you can find out who is using your Netflix, Facebook and Gmail accounts without your permission. Find out what you can do about it. Then, contact GEEKAID Computer and Network Support, the IT experts, at https://www.geek-aid.com/ to schedule a complete system analysis.

Hackers are constantly working on finding new ways to breach your data and private information. The cybercriminal target landscape grows daily. Even if you are a user who is always conscious of cyber security, when a new cybercrime hits the internet, you may not be prepared.

Users have been conditioned over the years to believe that they’ll be warned of any potential threats if they have strong virus protection. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have also been conditioned to know their best targets are users who have become complacent and have a false sense of security. Here are a few samples of online accounts and how you can tell if unauthorized users have breached them:

How to Check Gmail Login History

For some people, a breach of their Gmail account opens many doors to potentially hacking their emails, contacts, searches, photos, login history, and other private data components. Fortunately, Google has a way to check what devices are or have been logged onto your Gmail account:

Someone is Using My Facebook Account Without My Permission

Just as with a Gmail account, Facebook has a way to check what devices are logged into your account and where they are located:

Who Is Using My Netflix?

During the pandemic, lots of people share their online streaming accounts. Family separation and quarantines left many people isolated and bored. Most users didn’t think twice about sharing their passwords for streaming platforms with other family members and friends. Netflix is easily shared. However, you could be booted off if too many users are logged on to your Netflix account. Fortunately, the problem can be easily resolved:

IT Professionals Can Provide Network Security

Network Security is too important to be left to chance. Your private data must be proactively protected, including robust methods to safeguard email accounts, SNS platforms and streaming services. Even tech-savvy users would be wise to engage professional IT consulting services to perform a complete system analysis. They can identify cyber vulnerabilities and provide state-of-the-art solutions to protect your systems. Whether you are the owner of an SMB or a home user, IT professionals can keep your network running smoothly and securely. A modest investment in professional IT assistance is a smart way to protect your data and free your time to concentrate on more important tasks.

GEEK-AID® Computer and Network Support provides world-class IT consulting services and specializes in customized computer networks, installations, updates, maintenance and repair for homes and small to midsized businesses. GEEK-AID®'s team of experts is comprised of top specialists in different areas of IT services, serving clients on-site and remotely for Macs, PCs and all your connected devices, including new ones that are part of the ever-expanding IoT. They can answer all your IT questions from “How can I be sure my data is protected?” to “When do I need to upgrade my company’s hardware?” More importantly, when your business network goes down, they will perform on-site computer repairs if required. And the GEEK-AID® team doesn't clock out at five o'clock on Friday. They are available to you 24/7, remotely or in person, to ensure your computers, network and data stay up-to-date, healthy and secure. As your business grows, expands its network and adds more devices such as smart controls, smart devices, wireless access and remote access, your network's cybercrime vulnerability and need for cyber security will grow, too. In addition to maintaining the hardware, software and security, employee training and regular IT support should be ongoing. New users and devices will require additional training to use those devices efficiently and securely. Inter-related concerns include hardware and software installation and maintenance, repair, cyber security and network protection. These concerns must be addressed consistently and proactively to best support the seamless operation of your system, minimizing costly and time-consuming mistakes.

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