Articles tagged: account hack

Facebook hacked? What you need to do NOW

Facebook Hacked? What You Need to Do NOW

Facebook account hacks happen. There are steps you need to take, not only to recover your account but to prevent it from being hacked again.

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What are my Hotmail and Outlook.com Account Recovery Options?

Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Microsoft account compromise and loss happens. How to get your account back varies based on just what was stolen. I’ll review different scenarios.

Email Hacked? 7 Things You Need to do NOW

Email Hacked? 7 Things You Need to Do NOW

Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps you need to take — not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.