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Hotmail & eBay account hacked

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by likelylad, Oct 31, 2007.

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  1. likelylad

    likelylad Thread Starter

    Oct 31, 2007

    Today I received an email from eBay saying that I requested my username (which I didn't), so I went onto ebay and saw that it was in My Messages folder as well, so thought it was ok.

    But then while I was on msn I kept receiving emails from eBay, so I clicked on the email icon and I was prompted to enter my password for hotmail. I entered my password but it said that it was incorrect (even though I was still logged into msn messenger). I kept trying but still didn't work. I then went onto ebay to find that the exact same thing has happened, someone has changed my account for ebay as well.

    I did go on the 'Forgotton your password' link for msn, but the secret question was just '????????' so I couldn't change it.

    I've changed my paypal, amazon and play emails and passwords and contacted ebay, but is there anyway I can get my hotmail account back? Or anything else that I should do?

  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    Only by trying to answer the secret question or by trying to contact Hotmail and proving that you are the rightful owner and the account has been hacked - which isn't easy and usually not successful.
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