Monday, February 14, 2011

Is Your E-mail Account Hacked??

With rise in popularity of internet our dependence on internet has increased and it can be horrifying to find your account controlled by someone else.Here are some measures that you must take in order to recover your account.

Gmail
  1. The first thing to do is to try to reset your password.You can reset your password from here: https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery?continue=https%3A%2F%2Fmail.google.com%2Fmail%2F%3Fui%3Dhtml%26zy%3Dl&hl=en&service=mail&ss=1&ltmpl=default
  2. If somehow you get access to your account, the first thing to do is to sign out other sessions if you have logged in anywhere else.To do this you need to first login.At the bottom of page you will notice 'Details'. Click on it, you will notice 'Sign Out All Other Sessions'.This will log you out from any other place where you left your account open.
  3. If still you cannot access your account,report that your account is hacked,you can report to Gmail here: https://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/request.py?hl=en&contact_type=acc_reco&ara=2&ctx=acc_reco&rd=1
Yahoo/Hotmail
Unfortunately,yahoo or hotmail do not support any other feature except resetting your password.you can reset you password by reporting.You can reset your password by verifying your identity.You can get the reset link from here:
Yahoo: https://edit.india.yahoo.com/forgotroot?done=http%3A%2F%2Fin.yahoo.com%2F&src=fpctx&partner=&intl=in
Hotmail: https://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx

Facebook:
Facebook has inbuilt many safety features.It checks your identity before logging in if someone tries to access your account from a different location(even with the correct password).This feature has made hacking your account by phishing almost impossible.
You can reset your password from here:
https://www.facebook.com/recover.php