Articles tagged: account hack
Facebook account hacks happen. There are steps to take not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being hacked again.
If your email is hacked, there are several steps you need to take to fix it and prevent it from being hacked again.
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
If your account is ever part of a breach, secure it to avoid further risk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.