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Is your social media account wide open and unsecure? Here's how you lock it down.

WCNC Charlotte put together a step-by-step guide to locking down your social media accounts.

Bill McGinty

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Published: 8/16/2021 7:54:38 AM
Updated: 9:56 AM PDT August 23, 2021

Billion-dollar companies and major energy pipelines have been hacked in recent months and their files held for ransoms. In 2021, privacy is becoming even more of a concern.

So, when it comes to you personally, where might a hacker find easy access to your information? Believe it or not, the answer is your social media.  

When is the last time you checked your security settings?

Here’s why WCNC Charlotte's Bill McGinty is doing this story. McGinty said he was dumbfounded at how many of his own friends have open and unsecured social media profiles. It makes you vulnerable in so many ways, so here are some tips and directions to lock things down.