Questions tagged [hacked]

For questions about the consequences of unauthorised access to an account or for recovery procedures / damage limitation where such access has been obtained. Use a tag like [security] or [privacy], as appropriate, for questions about how to prevent unauthorised access.

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Hacked a month ago [duplicate]

I account was hacked over a month ago. I tried everything i could & still can’t get in my account. Is there a phone number I can get for FB? I need help. Thank you
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What can be done if an Instagram account has disappeared, but does not say it is disabled?

I have a personal Instagram account, and another for my band. The band account recently disappeared -- I can't log in, I can't recover the password (it just says "no users found"), links to the page ...
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Can I request to remove a Facebook page that were hacked/hijacked from me?

I tried everything from Facebook support to recover my page but they said since it was a friendly hack, they couldn’t give me back my admin rights and there’s no hope for me to recover the page ...
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How to prove that I'm the owner of a hacked google account

Please read the question before marking it as duplicate! It says that I know that standard answers and that I understand the WHYs, but that I have a different case. "You case is ignored by Google" ...
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Google drive hacked [closed]

Someone hacked my google drive and restricted me from viewing my own files. I have their user name, LaLa LaLa. How do I find out who that person is? No Email address beside it like usual.
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Received an email saying someone has hacked my email account

The hacker said they have access to my contacts, social media, and that they've also installed a keylogger onto my system. They want money. The Gmail email header says: Similar messages were used ...
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Changed Gmail password but still someone has access

A few weeks ago I noticed that there was a weird device from a location I've never been to authorized in my Google Account. The thing is, I do have 2 step auth, and I definitely never authorized it. ...
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My Gmail account was taken over by someone in the country of Jordan

My wife's Gmail login screen looks like this. I have changed her password, but it seems to go deeper into Gmail than that. There are ads served by Google in Arabic. How can I fix it?
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Gmail hacked, no IP alerts

Recently my Gmail was hacked - I was suddenly signed out of Gtalk and my password no longer worked. I was able to reset my password by following my secret question/answer. When I logged in again, I ...
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My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it?

Someone is sending spam messages from my account in Facebook. How do I get back control of it?
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Hacking, Spoofing or Malware explosion

It could be just coincidence, but in the week that my wife complains that her account has been 'hacked', I receive dodgy emails from most of the people I know who still use Yahoo accounts. When my ...
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“Your account is temporarily unavailable. Regain access by logging in from a web browser” [closed]

A friend of mine has asked for help because his Hotmail account, and Facebook account associated with it, have been hacked. There's no way to recover the Hotmail account - the hacker has secured it ...
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How to reverse an accepted Facebook Friend request from a hacked account

A Facebook friend's account was hacked and the hacker sent out Friend requests to her friend list. I accepted the bogus request. Now I don't know how to block the person. My Activity Log does not ...
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How to fix a repeatedly hacked Gmail account (where 2FA is enabled and passwords are changed)?

A friend of mine came to me for help with this issues. Her Gmail account has been hacked and keeps sending out spam emails to her contacts. This is happening to her on a monthly basis. Each time it ...
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Facebook account hacked, what to do? [closed]

Someone has hacked my Facebook account and changed the password and I couldn't reset it following the regular steps. Few days later, Facebook let me log in to my account but I'm not able to change my ...
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“Suspicious sign-in prevented”. Suspicious or not?

Yesterday I got an email from Google saying that my Hotmail address had been compromised. Snip below. Someone recently tried to use an application to sign in to your Google Account, x--------x@...
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Post-hacking restoring incoming email to inbox instead of trash

I use Gmail for my office. My account was hacked. (Two days ago I received an email from an otherwise trusted source stating that he had files in Dropbox to share. I bit. No files. Dumbdedumbdumb.) ...
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“Someone else has been using your account” — can I see who?

In live.com and related services that use the same account I've been receiving the message It looks like someone else might be using your account Now, this has happened to me before in other ...
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Google Sign-in & security shows unknown Linux under recently used devices

I signed into my Google account and see that there is this Linux that last synchronised recently under "recently used devices". I have no clue what this is. I don't remember using any Linux or doing ...
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How can I recover a hacked FB account with no access to my old email?

First, I found this old question - Account hacked, no access to phone number need sent to new phone number or email but the answer there is either no longer relevant or does not solve my specific ...
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What will the response plan be if your OpenID provider gets hacked?

The recent hack of the Gawker network has left a question in my mind. If I had an account at Gawker, I would protect myself by changing my passwords at all the other identity providers where I use the ...
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I have a Yahoo email account that just got hacked and now I can't send out emails

I have a Yahoo email account that just got hacked as someone used it to send spam to many of my contacts. I just changed my password. I've been trying to send emails to a few contacts that we're ...
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Preventing hackers from ruining my MediaWiki site

I am running on Bitnami and AWS. Hackers have removed all the content on my MediaWiki and posted advertisements and junk. Is there a way to roll back to my previous site version and stop unauthorized ...
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Can a virus access Gmail contacts?

My contacts have recently been receiving spam emails from my Gmail address. I am quite certain it is my Gmail contacts (one address is a craigslist response address that I once used). So it would ...
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Hacked Facebook account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it? Somebody hacked my Facebook id recently and it's creating a mess in my friend circle. How can I solve this ...
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When reporting a Facebook account as hacked or compromised will Facebook pass it on to the authorities

If I report my Facebook account as being hacked or 'compromised' will Facebook pass the matter on to the authorities?
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Can a hacked Twitter be used to access a person's email?

Sorry if I sound overly paranoid, but I was hacked earlier today on Twitter and I was wondering if the person who did it would be able to access my email?
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How can I block my hacked Google account?

My Google account was hacked. I tried resetting my password, but Google takes 3-5 days to do this. In the meantime, I want the account turned off completely so the hackers do not do more damage. ...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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What happens to a Facebook account when it is reported as compromised?

According to Facebook, If you believe your account has been compromised by another person or a virus, please click the "My Account Is Compromised" button below. We'll help you log back into your ...
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My Gmail Account Accessed From Microsoft's IP address, Account Hacked?

Gmail just alerted me that my Gmail account was accessed from this IP address "70.37.102.156" and that leads to Redmond, Washington, USA and the ISP (owner) is Microsoft. How can this happen? It's ...
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Find out how and who hacked into personal Facebook account

Someone tagged photos of a guy I date and myself to the guy's friends (a woman) wall, but kept the guy blocked from seeing pictures. I did not do this but the guy showed me the girl's wall and my name ...
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What should I do if my Gmail account has been taken over by someone else?

I had a gmail account and someone accessed it by changing my password. I am extremely angry about this. I changed my password and they accessed it again and changed it once more. I think she was able ...