Learn how to avoid risking your account security.
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.
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:
This video shows you what to do if you're locked out of your Yahoo account and you think it's been compromised .
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.
Here's how it works If you recently changed your account recovery information, the option to use your original account information may still be available for a limited period of time. This feature allows you to regain access to your compromised account , if someone else changed your account recovery information. For example