This blog is to make users aware of the techniques used by scammers to compromise of Yahoo email account. Users also made aware of the signs of email account compromise knowing which; they can take necessary steps to recover comprised Yahoo email account.
Yahoo always believes in taking email account security stringently as the threat of scammers keeps on looming every now and then. It doesn’t matter; how strong is the password of your Yahoo email account, the scammers always keep trying to find new avenues to gain the access of email account and once it gets succeeded in the ambition, all personal details and security passwords gets modified all of the sudden without letting you know about the same.
Two to three years back, Yahoo has disclosed about its email account security breach by some scammers who applied some sophisticated techniques to employ this activity with success. Doing this, they successfully hacked/compromised the Yahoo mail account of several users across the globe, especially in United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom; where email account compromise issues were gaining prominence day by day. As the time passed by, the hackers technique to compromise the email account became more difficult to scrutinize upon.
How Email Account Get Compromised? Points to Remember
- The email account of those users gets compromised whenever they try to access the same on Smartphone with the help of unsecured Wi-Fi network or infected computer.
- The Smartphone with unsecured Wi-Fi connection generally stores the details such as username and password that enter to access your Yahoo email account.
- A malicious person using the same Wi-Fi connection gets the important login credentials of your email account such as user id and password that can help him/her access the email account and make modifications in the settings of mail account without letting you know about the same. The hacking email account with this process is quite prominent on Blackberry phones, iPhones, iPads and similar devices.
SIGNS THAT SIGNIFY YOU ABOUT THE HACKING OF EMAIL ACCOUNT
- Modifications in the settings of email account
- Successful login attempts from geographical locations that cannot be easily recognized by you
- Spam emails and bulk attachments being sent to all the contacts saved in your email account
- Sent mail folder showing messages that were not sent from your end.
- Receiving numerous failure delivery messages
- Unable to receive the expected messages.
Tips on Securing the Hacked/Compromised Yahoo Email Account
- Password Change: Change the email password immediately whenever you feel that someone has accessed your mail account. The recommendable step is to create a strong password to create password secure.
- Review Account Settings: You should access account information page to make sure that personal information page has not been changed. Also, check the account security details and remove or update any email addresses that doesn’t belong to you. Also, reset the unknown language to the default one which you can read and write with comfort.
- Review Yahoo Mail Settings: Do make sure that your email account setting is going to the correct destination. Also keep in mind that the email signature has not been altered. Also, check that names mentioned in your sent mail are correct.
- Confirm the sending Name: You need to check if the name of your sent email is up to the mark and you will receive all the messages in the inbox.
Other options to look for:
- Restore lost or deleted mails
- Recover the lost contacts
- Check blocked email address and domain
- Test the working of Email Anti-Spam Filters
- Check Auto-response settings
Being non-technical and experienced, users might not be able to recover the hacked/compromised Yahoo email account as the quality assistance of qualified and experienced tech guy is always required to perform certain functions that can be helpful for you in restoring hacked email account. All you need to dial third party Yahoo customer care phone number 1-855-777-5686 in the absence of official Yahoo helpdesk number and have a word with expert professional ; who can apply his/her skills and experience to fix email problems in quick time on the phone as well as through remote desktop access.
If you are unable to fix Yahoo email account compromise issues or facing problems while using personal or official Yahoo email account, there is nothing to worry as you can contact Yahoo customer service by dialing third party Yahoo customer service Number to avail Yahoo helpline support and our experts will be giving you call at 1-855-777-5686 anytime round the clock to get instant help.
Just give a call Yahoo Customer Support Number any time round the clock and get quick assistance over the phone to get issues to block spam mails in an email account.
Yahoo Toll Free Number: 1-855-777-5686 (USA/Canada) +44-800-051-3717 (UK)
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