How can I protect my eMail from being hacked?

beatriz August 8, 2010

Someone hacked my eMail. He already sent more than 60 emails to my friends. This is the second time this person did this. I don’t know who it is. I already changed my password. But I’m afraid. Please help!

  1. Sirben20002000
    April 21, 2012 at 8:35 am

    mail protection

  2. Jack Cola
    August 14, 2010 at 6:55 am

    Scan your computer for keyloggers, also did you change your secrete answer and question? Make sure you do that too.

  3. Tina
    August 8, 2010 at 4:23 pm


    we have had a similar question previously. You can review the answers here: //

    Since your question describes almost the same scenario, I will basically give you the same answer I gave the other person. First of all, please specify how you check your mail. Is this an online eMail account like Hotmail or do you download your eMail with a program like Outlook?

    Changing your password was the right move. You should regularly change your password, whether or not you suspect a hacker.

    However, what you describe sounds more like you're dealing with malware on your computer rather than a hacker. Did you scan your computer for viruses, trojans, worms, and adware? For advice on which security tools to use, check out the answers to the following questions:

    Apart from that, if you want to find out when your eMail account was hacked, these articles may be helpful:

    Good luck!