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My yahoo mail account has been hacked and now not under my control.

My yahoo mail id was dharmanibc@yahoo.co.in . Yesterday I got some email from 'yahoo support ' or 'yahoo services' or similar id, requesting me to send some informatoin including email id and password, as yahoo wants to update the database and is to delete those yahoo accounts which will not reply that email. Without being much more concerned, I just replied it in the asked manner and the result was obvious. My account was hacked. Password has been changed now.
Most probabally, the question to be asked for the forgotten password has also been changed, or possiblly I have forgotten that (as I would have created the account years ago).

I have come to know that there had been sent mails to the ids from the address book, asking for some financial help. Though there has not been actual money transfered as per my knowledge, I am afraid that the account can be misused.

May I get back the control of the same account? In what way?
At least, may I close the email id completely?

My email id on gmail is dharmanibc@gmail.com . You may respond on it.

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    I've been hacked also. Is there any yahoo contact number I can ring for assistance accessible in Austalia?

    I'm having no luck in through email

  • naag_1234 Dec 03, 2008

    i can change my pass word that time it locked




  • info840 Jan 21, 2009

    My Yahoo and Gmail accounts were hacked similarly but with few hacker tricks to know i got it back ... at that time i used the password 12345678 for yahoo and sum1 for Gmail ... but it happened again after a weeks time and now nothing seems to be working

  • ronak goyal Feb 10, 2009

    ya my id too has been hacked.

  • 9626112679 Mar 16, 2009

    some one has locked my mail account. how to open my mail id

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2009

    i have the same problem as described by dharmanibcs above. now i also unable to open or control on my yahoomail account. i am a senior civil service officer in Govt. of india in the ministry of home affairs. for security point of view, the my yahoo mail id-rajendra_mishra1@yahoo.com is required to free from misusing by any miscreants or anti national elements. necessary urgent action is be taken under intimation to me on my another mail id madhumishra56@yahoo.in

  • madhumishra Apr 23, 2009

    My yahoo mail id was rajendra_mishra1@yahoo.com . Last month, I got some emails from 'yahoo support ' or 'yahoo services' or similar id, requesting me to send some informatoin including email id and password urgently, as yahoo wants to update the database and if not sent the reply of the above mail, the yahoo mail account will be deleted. Without being much more concerned, I just replied it in the as was asked by yahoo mail service providers and the result was obvious. My account has been hacked. I am unable to open my mail. Password has been changed now.
    And some body is misusing my above email account. i am a senior civil service officer in the govt. of india and from security angle, the above yahoo mail account should be seized or freed from the person who is misusing my account.

    I have and my friends received mails from my above email account asking for some financial help ($500). Now, I am afraid and sure that my account can be misused by anti national elements, etc.

    urgent action is required to either seize or free the above yahoo mail account.


    RM
    May I get back the control of the same account? In what way?
    At least, may I close the email id completely?

    My email id on gmail is dharmanibc@gmail.com . You may respond on it.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    yes same prob

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    MY EMAIL ID IS sumitdhingra007@yahoo.com that is hacked and you can reply me on walalun@yahoo.com

  • Cynthia J. Beane Jul 12, 2013

    they asked me for money also, i responded with a big NO!!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    REMOVE MY GMAIL ACCOUNT PLEASE, ALONG WITH PHOTO AND BACK UP EMAIL ADDRESS!!!!! PLEASE

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    e-mails are being sent to my contacts on my yahoo address book

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    I would like to keep my email account. I need for you to send me a new password but my phone number has change and need to to send the new password to my new phone.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    keeps asking for password

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    I have forgotten my password I remember the old one I type it in and I asked him to send me my new informationto change my password to me on my email account but they never send it why I have checked my spam its not in there I've requested this 3 times and still I have no answer and to be able to change my password

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    I cannot access my yahoo account as i have forgotten the password but have also forgot the password to the recovery email address. How else can I confirm my identity and change my password?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    need to find out old yahoo account user id and password. Had account about 12 years ago and cannot remember the account user Id and password. Old account name was under Irene Herman in Ann Arbor MI.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    g mail problem 1 laptop 2 people 2 accounts cannot get into 2nd 1 is older rwess7720@gmail.com new 1 is llwmermaid@gmail.com sent somthing out and dont need to miss reply but i can only acess 1st account why

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    2different accounts I changed passwords. 1 account I haven't seen because YOU won't change password, been trying now for 3months or more. Now the other account is the same, I follow directions and still no mail. Don't know how your gonna respond to this Yahoo won't change my password like Yahoo says I should

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    my girl used my computer and got here name as he primaty account holder.iwant her off and me back on..its a mess. can you help me id like to remove her completly from my computer.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I am locked out of my yahoo account said my password was wrong..it was emailed to an account i no longer have..can it be sent to my cell phone ?

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We are not allowed to email someone directly just reply to this thread
read this
http://security.yahoo.com/

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Hi my company email address paradiseexec_safaris@yahoo.com has been hacked and i can not access it please help me coin men are using my mail to con people this is the message thy are sending to my client all over the world.How are you doing today? I am sorry i didn't inform you about my traveling to England for a program called "Empowering Youth to Fight Racism, HIV/AIDS, Poverty and Lack of Education,It as been a very sad and bad moment for me over here and the present condition that i found myself is very hard for me to explain.

I am really stranded here in England because I forgot my little bag in the Taxi where my money, Mobile Phones, passport,documents and other valuable things were kept on my way to the Hotel am staying, I am facing a hard time here because i have no money on me to clear my Hotel bill, I am now owing a sum $1,200 for my Hotel bill.

Please I need you to help me out with a sum of $2,500 urgently so that i can arrange and travel back home,I need this help so much and on time because I'm in a terrible and tight situation now, I don't even have money to feed myself for a day which i had been starving, Please try to understand how important and urgent i needed your help.

I am sending you this e-mail from the City Library and I only have some hour's to be online, I will appreciate what so ever you can afford to send me immediately through Western Union or Money Gram and I promise to pay back your money as soon as i return home.

Please let me know at your earliest convenience so that i can forward you the details you need to transfer the money through Money Gram or Western Union. Please Keep this e-mail private until i get safe back home because i never wanted anybody to get worried about me.

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Nekesa Florence

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My email mails4candy@yahoo.co.in is hacked
please contact at sainaveenbali@gmail.com

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  • TABCU Oct 19, 2010

    please, yahoo kindly help me my yahoomail and password including the questions to my answers was hacked about 3weeks ago.( tolalovelygirl@yahoo.co.uk). kindly help me block the email completely. your reply would really be appreciated on tola.abiri@yahoo.co.uk

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Hi i can recover you pwd, contact me on sk_info_india@yahoo.in
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Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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