Adobe Systems warned 2.9 million of its customers on Thursday that their personal information may have been compromised as a result of a hacking. The company stated customers’ names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and other personal information was taken by unauthorized users. Adobe reset the passwords for the customers whose information was hacked as well as send emails alerting the customer that their debit or credit card information might have been compromised.

If you’re an Adobe users that worries your information may be at risk, then, luckily, there are some steps that you can take to protect yourself from identity theft. To ensure your protection, it’s essentially that you follow these steps sooner rather than later.

1. Change your password for your Adobe account: If you have already received an email from Adobe, then you should follow the instructions described in the email, however if you did not receive an email, then you might want to change your account password to make sure your personal information is safe.

There are two ways to change your Adobe account’s password. The first is to log into your “My Adobe” account and select “My Adobe ID.” This will take you to the “My Information” tab where you can change your password. The second option is to reset your password before you sign into your account by clicking “Forgot Your Password.” The company will then send you an email confirming the password reset. Simply click on the link in the email and create your new password.

2. Contact your bank to inform them of the hacking: This is an essential step for the Adobe customers that received a warning email from the company because their information is in the most danger of becoming misused. Call or visit your bank immediately and request the old credit or debit card number to be closed and reopened with a completely different number. This will ensure that the hackers will not be able to access your bank information. Other Adobe customers can also take this step to ensure their bank security, however it isn’t as essential for customers who were not alerted by the company.

If you worry that this hacking may have caused you to fall victim to identity theft, then you’ll want to follow the steps on this blog post to restore your identity and good name.

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