Articles tagged: account hack
My Email Is Hacked, How Do I Fix It?
If your email is hacked, there are several steps you need to take to get it back and prevent it from being hacked again.
Could the Microsoft Servers Be Infected?
It’s tempting to blame the mail service for account hacks and vulnerabilities, but in fact that’s rarely the case. Much more likely is that hackers gained access to individual accounts through more traditional means.
Facebook Hacked? What You Need to Do NOW!
Facebook account hacks happen. Take these steps to recover your account and prevent it from being hacked again.
How Do I Hack Someone’s Account? How Do I Hack My Own?
These are oversimplifications of many variations on the same basic question. People want to hack into other people’s accounts, or even their own, for a variety of reasons. Some sound perfectly legitimate. Others, not so much. And others are just blatant attempts at theft, harassment, or revenge. What’s really scary is that I get these requests … Read more
What Should I Do When My Information Is Involved in a Breach?
If your account is ever part of a breach, secure it to avoid further risk.
What Are My Hotmail and Outlook.com Account Recovery Options?
Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Microsoft account compromise and loss happens. Here’s how to get your account back varies based on what happened to it.
What Can We Learn from Mat Honan?
Mat Honan is a reporter for Wired magazine whose digital life was effectively destroyed due to account hacks and lax security policies. There are important lessons here.
How Do I Change My Hotmail or Outlook.com Password If I Forgot It?
Forgot your Hotmail password? Your Outlook.com password? There are a couple of ways to regain access to your account. Using recovery information you set up originally, or information you can remember about the account, I’ll show you how to go about getting your account back.
Can my boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse tell that I’ve hacked into their account?
Once you’ve hacked into someone else’s account you’ve not only done something morally wrong – you’re at risk of being found out.