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Learn why your contacts are receiving spam from your email address after you've recovered your Yahoo Mail account .
Do you think your account was accessed without your permission? We know this can be a worrisome experience. Find out how you can tell if your account has been hacked, and what you can do to secure your account again.
, Yahoo will ask you to provide extra verification when you sign in to prove it's your account . Then you'll be asked to change your password.
Have you been asked to verify your account multiple times to get back in?
Review your account settings Security questions:
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.
Stopping your account from sending spam For starters, your account has most likely been compromised . Here's what to do:
Here's what you need to know We send a notification regarding the security of your account when changes are made to your account , when our security system has been alerted that your account may have been compromised or when you or someone is trying to access the account from a different location, computer, mobile device, or ISP which the account is usually accessed from. Our system may detect this as unusual activity.