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microsoft outlook.com email
« on: Thursday 07 December 23 07:30 GMT (UK) »
microsoft asked me to update security on my outlook email i pressed update security nothings happened ive gone into my outlook all my messages dissapeared in box out box everything have i been hacked ?

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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 December 23 10:03 GMT (UK) »
I think the answer is yes!

I have been getting these emails on a regular basis and dump them into the Junk Mail.

There is so much of this about now.
Take care.

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« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 December 23 10:26 GMT (UK) »
nightmare  :'( :'( :'( :'(

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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 December 23 10:27 GMT (UK) »
how do i reset my email password on outlook or do i need close email down


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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 07 December 23 10:51 GMT (UK) »
microsoft asked me to update security on my outlook email i pressed update security nothings happened ive gone into my outlook all my messages dissapeared in box out box everything have i been hacked ?

How do you know it came from Microsoft?
If you hover the cursor over the sender, you can see the actual email address used.
Anyone can send an email claiming they are Microsoft!
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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 07 December 23 11:34 GMT (UK) »

Hi

The last two Microsoft warning emails had a Gmail addresses.
raa, needs to inform his or her contacts that this is happened.
tomm.

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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 07 December 23 11:46 GMT (UK) »
You could try going to outlook.live.com and try logging in. If you cannot, there should be an account recovery, or password recovery option.
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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 07 December 23 12:32 GMT (UK) »
thanks for all advice it was when i was logging on said update security i cant hovver over any messages theres no messages at all in anything

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Re: microsoft outlook.com email
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 13 December 23 22:28 GMT (UK) »
Its not just Microsoft, I tried to set it up on my new PC and gave up.

I just tried to set up another email programme on my Windows 11 PC and gave up on that too and deleted it.

Thank goodness for my iPad and a very old Windows laptop where the old Outlook still works.