by: Ed Opperman
In the past, there were many people that used their email account for personal conversations held with their close friends and various members of their family. As time went on however, this all began to change, and email accounts started being used for much more than just idle conversations.
Now, more than ever, people not only use emails to send personal messages, but they also use them to send information to the financial institution they bank with, to utility companies where they pay their monthly bills, and to various credit card companies they do business with. This means that there is a ton of personal and very private information that is being sent and received through messages sent on their email account.
When a hacker hacks into a person's email account, there is an endless amount of delicate information they can learn about the person behind the email address they have hacked into. Without going into great detail, it is easy to see why it can be extremely devastating for a hacker to read the incoming and outgoing emails that sit inside a person's email account. This type of situation, for any person, would no doubt be disastrous.
When your email address and account information has fallen into the hands of an online hacker, the passwords to your account should be changed immediately. The next most important step you can make is to consult with a professional expert that is knowledgeable at performing reverse email search investigations. A private investigator that has the skill and tools to perform a reverse email trace, can often obtain the identity, the address, telephone number, employment history and other critical information that should be given to the authorities.
Although there are several warning signs of a hacked email account that you should always watch for, one of the most common is noticing messages in your in-box that appear to already have been read. When you know that you haven't read the message yourself, changes are, your email account has fallen into a hacker's hands. This is when you need the professional services of an investigator that can perform a reverse email search investigation.
Another telltale sign that email accounts have been hacked, is when a confirmation notification is sent to the account holder regarding changes, such as a password change, that have been made to the account. When there have been no such changes made by yourself, it is time to take the steps necessary to identify an email hacker.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
by: Ed Opperman
Blogged by Agus Sanjaya at 9:19 PM