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Recovering Your Gmail Account That Has Been Hacked

Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:01 PM
This Atlantic article reminds me what happened to me about two years ago when Google deleted my bank deals blog. There's no Google contact to fix things. If you depend on a free email account, make sure you take password precautions.
Google offers a variety of automated ways for users to regain control of Gmail and other accounts they think have been hacked. The automated routines, plus an online forum moderated by Google employees, are the only help Google offers.

Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
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1. Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:54 PM
Pretty much the same with Hotmail. No way to talk with anyone. They have a forum, but you will be lucky to get help there, and if you do, it certainly won't be very timely.
me1004me1004373 posts since
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