(WICHITA, Kan) — What do the Pentagon, the White House and celebrity twitter accounts have in common? They've all recently been hacked.
No one is safe from hackers, even average everyday people like you and me can be targets.
Factfinder 12 wanted to know, what is at stake when your computer is hacked?
Computers store a lot of personal data and that could all be taken from you. Things like passwords, personal contacts and bank account information could be at risk.
The best way to protect yourself from hackers is to turn off your computer and disconnect the router.
You should also invest in anti-virus and spy-ware programs.
Investigators say these kinds of crimes spike during tax season.