Got hacked? Google’s got some tips for you

When your site is hacked, it can feel like a disaster. Google announced it’s set up a place where you can learn how to get back on your feet again.

You’ve likely read about the recent swarm of high-profile hack attacks. From big companies, including Twitter, to celebrities and politicians, it’s finally time to face it: it could happen to you.

And if it does, you’ve got at least one resource at your disposal. Google recently launched its “Help for Hacked Sites” information series, a free online manual complete with instructional videos and site-by-step instructions for cleaning up the damage on a hacked website.

The series walks the viewer through eight steps that are broken down with instructions. It starts with a general overview of what it means to be hacked, and then moves into how you can quarantine your site, assess the damage, and identify the vulnerability, and finally clean up.

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