How To Recover A Hacked Microsoft Account & Prevent Future Hacks
Posted on: 06/06/2014 12:00 PM

MakeUseOf shows you how to recover a hacked Microsoft account

How To Recover A Hacked Microsoft Account & Prevent Future Hacks


Microsoft accounts are now used for OneDrive file storage, Outlook.com emails, Skype conversations, and even signing into Windows 8. You’ll want to get that Microsoft account back if it’s ever hacked — and Microsoft provides several ways to recover your account.

If you can’t log into your account with your normal password, it’s possible the attacker has compromised the account and changed your password. This is the obvious type of hack — you just won’t be able to access your account anymore.



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