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Where can i find a replacement harddrive....my sytem has been hacked! Someone was able to hack into all four of my email accts, change settings on them, are sending this information to other sources....seems to be one step ahead of me. I deactivate an acct and they reactivate it!

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You don't need a replacement hard drive, if you want to be safe just format the hard drive and reinstall windows, linux which ever one you use and make sure you download a good firewall like zone alarm to block hackers and make sure you run a scan from a virus program like avg or avast etc once a week to kill any virus's lefted by the hacker you mentioned. Hope this helps.

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You are not alone! You do have a serious but fixable issue, contact your ISP or email service providers and alert them to the hack. Unless they can assist you with changing the passwords then you will have to abandon those accounts. You providers can make certain the accounts are deactivated. To ensure removal of any residual code from a hacker, you need to slick and restore the current HDD in your system, if you have a recovery media with the system back up all your personal files you want to keep and use it. Then make certain you have all the patches and updates applied to your machine and consider D/L or purchasing of anit virus software immediately. Also make all your passwords complex, Use Upper and Lower case, numbers and symbols with atleast 12 characters. I suggest also purchasing a USB HDD to use as your private file storage and discoonect it from your system when not in use. NEVER share passwords with anyone! Good Luck

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We think someone has hacked our account on amazon and kindle. Have three books on kindle and we did not get them.we cannot get on our amazon acct, or buy on our kindle without paying for books.


On a computer, navigate to Amazon.com and on the black banner across the top of screen search for the words; "Hello. Sign in." followed by "Your Account" printed just underneath. Attempt to log in using your email address (or phone for mobile accounts) and password. If you succeed, then immediately navigate to your account settings and, just to be safe, change your password, and you should be all set.

If login fails even though you are positive that you have keyed in the correct information, then it is possible that someone has accessed your account and changed your password so as to lock you out of your own account.

If this happens you must immediately deactivate any credit card that you have registered to the hacked account, or the invader will be able to purchase goods at your expenses.

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Do not delay in taking these steps.

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I am not getting all my emails


If someone hacked your account, he / she is the boss. You can't login to your account.
If you still can login, you should change all settings, like password, return address if the password has to be reseted. Then setup a more complex password.
If you can receive mails on one device and not on another, you should check the settings on the device not capable of receiving mails. It has nothing to do with hack, just with manning your accounts.

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https://www.facebook.com/help/www/203305893040179

Once you recover the account. Setup Login Approvals. That will send a special code to your cell phone every time someone tries to access your account from an unrecognized device. Without that special code, they can't access your account.

I don't use MSN anymore and i highly recommend using http://gmail.com and setting up the 2-step verification system.

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Gmail, Google's email service, provides you with a free, online email address.
Your Gmail account is vulnerable to hackers if you don't take adequate steps to protect it.

Create a strong password that contains a mix of numbers and letters.
Use both upper and lowercase, and consider adding symbols.

Change your account's settings from HTTP to HTTPS.
Even if you take the necessary precautions, someone may still hack your account.

By checking various Gmail settings, you can determine if someone has hacked your account.
Sign in to your Gmail account.

If your password doesn't work, someone has compromised your account.
If your login works, scroll to the bottom of the Gmail screen until you find the Last Account Activity line.

Click "Details."
This opens a new window with all your recent account activity.

Check the Location box for any activity outside your area or from a strange IP address.
This is a sign that someone hacked your Gmail.

Click "Sent Mail" and look for any strange messages sent from your address.
If you find messages there that you didn't send, someone may have hacked your account.

Click the gear-shaped button on the top right side of the Gmail screen.
Choose "Mail Settings" from the drop-down list.

Check the Signature box to make sure no one changed it.
Hackers sometimes place links to malicious websites in this area.

If you send an email to someone and he unknowingly clicks one of these links, it can infect his computer.

Check the Vacation Responder section for a similar reason. Make sure no one has changed it or placed outgoing links.

Click the "Accounts and Import" tab at the top of the Settings page.
Click "Change Password Recovery Options" in the Change Account Settings section.

Enter your password if Gmail prompts you.
Check the Email section to make sure there are no strange addresses listed as a recovery email address.

If a hacker places one of his email addresses in this section, he can recover your password even after you've changed it.

While on this page, check your security questions to make sure no one changed them.
Close the "Recovering Your Password" page and return to your Gmail Settings page.

Check the "Grant Access to Your Account" section.
Unless you've added an account here, it should be empty.

If someone hacked your Gmail, you may find that he has added himself to your account in this section.
This means he can read your email and send messages from your address.

Click the "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" tab.
Check the Forwarding section to make sure no one changed it.

Check the POP Download section and the IMAP Access section.
Unless you enabled them in the past, POP and IMAP should be disabled.

Hackers use these options to gain access to your messages.
Click "Save Changes" if you altered any settings.

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Not really, you might be able to get it back, but it's a lot easier to try and get a similar sounding gmail, acct. Someone has access to your machine, or account. I wouldn't take the chance that they get it again. just go for a ne one.

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