Securing a hacked Yahoo account

Did someone break into your account? Find out. Here's how to secure it, step by step.


Change your password

Once you've changed your password, check some common settings often changed by hackers.

Review your account settings

Review your Yahoo Mail settings


  • If you're missing emails from your inbox: Sometimes hackers will create filters that direct incoming email to the trash, or block email addresses or domains.
  • If you supplied a credit card or bank account number to an unverified website or in an email message, you should immediately report this to your financial institution.

 

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