Cant access my accounts
Find Hidden Email Accounts on a Computer
Trust in a relationship, whether parent-child, between
spouses or at work, is sometimes put to the test.
When one party feels that trust has been abused, he might
want to ease his doubts.
New technology makes it possible to effectively hide email
accounts, but most people do not use or understand this technology.
Check the history on your Web browser for free email sites like mail.yahoo.com,
hotmail.com or gmail.com.
Most of the time nontechnical users do not realize how much
information is contained in the browser history.
When searching the history, most free email accounts will
show up with the various user names that were used to connect to them.
It is easy to differentiate between regular email accounts
and new suspicious ones.
Check her regular email accounts.
Most free email accounts have the option to enter a trusted
email address to be used in case the user loses her password, or to warn her if
that information changes on the account.
Checking for such email is easy and quick.
Do a search on the account for words like
"welcome," "yahoo.com" and "gmail.com" to check
for communication from free email providers.
Check for instant messaging logs.
All major free email accounts have free instant messaging
such as yahoo messenger, msn and gmail talk.
Each of those messaging services have logging options that
save the live chats to the hard drive. If you have an instant messaging
software installed, check to see if the logging option is turned on.
Check in the software where the log is saved and go to that
Installing messaging software usually creates one folder
named after each account to store the logs.
Check for virtual machines on the computer.
More technical people might be tempted to install a virtual
machine that allows them to have a dedicated operating system to use as their
If you have a virtual machine software such as Vmware,
Virtualbox or Virtual PC, try to boot any operating systems present and do the
same searches done on the main computer.
Install a key logger on the computer to monitor activity
taking place during anonymous browsing. Modern browsers have an anonymous
browsing mode that does not record anything done while turned on.
It is easy, however, to install a key logger that will
record everything the user types on the keyboard.
It will allow you to discover any email accounts
accessed during anonymous sessions.
Sep 13, 2013 |