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What Can a Hacker Do With Your Email Address?

Email might seem trivial to some people, but if you are active in using the internet to bank, shop, conduct research, ship items, sell items at auction, and a myriad of other activities your life revolves around email. If a hacker were able to take over your email account they could reset passwords to all of your online accounts and determine what your security question answers are based on the interests the hacker would discover in the content of your emails. It’s important to have application based two-factor authentication, not email or SMS (text message). If you are unsure about what you should do in the event your email account is taken over by a hacker, check here. (more…)