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Q: My ex hacked my security cameras and is blackmailing me with photos she took from it what can I do

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A: If your ex hacked your security cameras and is blackmailing you with photos, it's important to take immediate action. Start by securing your devices and changing all passwords associated with your security cameras and other accounts. Make sure to use strong, unique passwords to prevent further unauthorized access.

Next, gather any evidence of the hacking and blackmail, such as screenshots of messages or emails. This documentation will be crucial when reporting the incident. Contact your local law enforcement to file a report about the hacking and blackmail. This is a serious crime, and the authorities can provide guidance on how to proceed.

Additionally, consider seeking legal advice to understand your options and protect your rights. A lawyer can help you take appropriate legal action against your ex and ensure that you are protected from further harm. Taking these steps can help you regain control and address the situation legally and effectively.

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