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Have you been asked to verify your account multiple times to get back in?
No. If your friends are receiving spam that looks like it’s coming from your email account, but your account isn’t compromised
Learn how to avoid risking your account security. Ways that your account can be placed at risk Not using a strong password
If your Yahoo Mail account was previously hacked and you've changed your password, but are still being told by your contacts they're receiving spam emails from your account , "spoofing" is most likely the cause.
Hopefully you never have to worry about someone else accessing your account without your permission, but you can never be too safe. Here's how to recognize the signs your account has been compromised so you can take control of your account back.
Yahoo takes account security seriously. No matter how strong your password is, scammers are always trying to find new ways to get your personal information. If you think someone else has accessed your Yahoo account , take the following actions to make sure your account is secure
Was your language changed because your account was hacked ? Learn how to change it back.
Stopping your account from sending spam For starters, your account has most likely been compromised . Here's what to do:
Want to make it easier to recover your account if you lose your password or get compromised ? Learn how set up your account's recovery info and be sure to review it regularly.