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    my computer (may have been, may be) hacked.

    Can "may be" also work if you are afraid of future hacking?

    * I think my computer (may have been, may be) hacked. What should I do?

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    Re: my computer (may have been, may be) hacked.

    1. 'My computer may have been hacked.' ── It is possible that my computer has been hacked.
    2. 'My computer may be hacked.' ── It is possible that my computer will be hacked.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: my computer (may have been, may be) hacked.

    Although there is a lot of crossover between may and might these days, both of your sentences should use might​, in my opinion.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: my computer (may have been, may be) hacked.

    I might use 'may' in those two sentences (though I'd use only 'might' in this response.)

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    Re: my computer (may have been, may be) hacked.

    I am not a teacher.

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