Email Accounts

  • How to protect your email, social networking and other online accounts December 5, 2013

    New York: Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some services including Twitter have responded by disabling the affected passwords. But there are several things you can...
  • Yahoo rejects fears hackers will exploit old user IDs June 20, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc downplayed concerns that its plans to recycle inactive user IDs could leave users exposed to hackers, saying only 7 per cent of those IDs are tied to actual Yahoo email accounts. The Internet company, which announced last week it would release user IDs that have been inactive...
  • One in five men has a secret email account November 21, 2012

    London: One in five men have a secret email account they use to hide love affairs, financial issues and correspondence with an ex from their partner, according to a new study. Researchers found that millions of men keep an account they opened years ago to correspond with an ex-partner or...
  • 'Hackers target emails of UK's Gordon Brown' January 2, 2012

    London: British police have found evidence that private investigators working for newspapers hacked into the email account of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown while he was finance minister, The Independent newspaper reported on Monday. Hundreds of other people may have also had their emails intercepted, perhaps as many as were caught...
  • Man charged for hacking more than 50 celeb emails October 13, 2011

    Los Angeles: A Florida man was charged with hacking into celebrity email accounts in a computer invasion scheme that led to the posting of private and revealing information, including nude photos of actress Scarlett Johansson, on the Internet, federal authorities said Wednesday. Christopher Chaney, 35, of Jacksonville, was arrested without incident...
  • Rajesh Talwar claims his e-mail account hacked January 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The father of murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar on Tuesday claimed that his e-mail account which he used for communicating with the CBI has been hacked and fears that the information in it could be "misused". The Hotmail account of Rajesh Talwar was...