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    Help with E-mail Being Hacked

    One of my wife's old e-mail accounts got hacked, and the hacker sent messages to all of her contacts saying that she'd been mugged in the UK, needed money wired, ect. I know people who have recieved this type of e-mail before, so I guess it somewhat large-scale scam. The hacker changed her passwords, so she cannot get on and delete her account, and I can't seem to find a number anywhere on Hotmail to call and have the account deleted.

    Has anyone had a similar problem, and if so, what did you do to get rid of the account?



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    Re: Help with E-mail Being Hacked

    Hotmail has had a lot of problems lately with people's emails getting hacked and sending out messages. Never heard of their password being changed though.


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    Re: Help with E-mail Being Hacked

    How much does she need? I'll send some cash her way to get out of the UK



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    Re: Help with E-mail Being Hacked

    Might want to double check the password, I'd be floored if they changed the password after "guessing" it. A human would do such a thing, a virus would not



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    Re: Help with E-mail Being Hacked

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    One of my wife's old e-mail accounts got hacked, and the hacker sent messages to all of her contacts saying that she'd been mugged in the UK, needed money wired, ect. I know people who have recieved this type of e-mail before, so I guess it somewhat large-scale scam. The hacker changed her passwords, so she cannot get on and delete her account, and I can't seem to find a number anywhere on Hotmail to call and have the account deleted.

    Has anyone had a similar problem, and if so, what did you do to get rid of the account?
    I don't know if this is possible.. but shouldn't she be able to do the whole lost password recovery thing?



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