How to check if you Yahoo account (including email) has been hacked.

The Yahoo email system has fallen victim to hackers multiple times.  The most recent mass hacking of Yahoo accounts happened between 2015 and 2016.

Yahoo users should take extra caution in making sure that their accounts are secure.

How to check if your Yahoo account has been hacked:

  1. Hover over your profile name.
  2. Click on “Account Info”.
  3. Click on the “Recent Activity” link.
  4. Review where your account has been accessed from and by what devices.
  5. If you believe your account has been hacked, change your password immediately.

Yahoo has been hacked multiple times and it is probably a good idea to move away from using Yahoo as an email system.

There are many of other systems that are available and, not only are they more secure, but they are also more modern and offer for functionality. recommends using Gmail a free email provider for those looking to move away from Yahoo mail.

Anson Alexander

Anson Alexander is a blogger, author, SEO expert, teacher, and tech geek. As the founder of, Anson works full time writing, editing, and producing content for his site and providing technical and business services to clients. He has a BS in international business and information systems from the University of Tampa. In his free time, Anson plays video games, enjoys nature, spends time at the beach, and loves to travel.

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