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Account is repeatedly locked as compromised

Have you been asked to verify your account multiple times to get back in?

Should I delete my contacts if my account was hacked?

No. If your friends are receiving spam that looks like it’s coming from your email account, but your account isn’t compromised

How an account can be hacked

Learn how to avoid risking your account security. Ways that your account can be placed at risk Not using a strong password

Hacked account sending spam after password change

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.

I think a Flickr account may have been compromised, what happened and what can I do?

If it was another person's account , who leaves suspicious photopage comments or emails linking away from Flickr for you to access 'private pictures', please use the Report Abuse link at the bottom of the page. Make sure you identify the Flickr Member and provide details of the incident. It may be innocent, but it can't hurt to let us know if you are concerned.

How to tell if your account was hacked

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.

Secure a hacked Yahoo account

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