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by dondaniel45 / August 24, 2005 2:25 AM PDT

I have a very strong feeling that my wife has access to my email password and has been looking at my emails. Is there any way to prove that by ip address's or anything. I have a yahoo mail account. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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What's Graphics to do with this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 2:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Email piracy

Please try to place posts in forums that cater to your selected issues or discussion.


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Graphics and Paranoia go hand in hand.
by taboma. / August 24, 2005 2:23 PM PDT

Bob, How about setting up a new Paranoia Forum!
Judge Judi can be the moderator. Divorce court Judge?

I am glad that the poster does not work for our company in the graphics department.
We have too many Looney Tunes working with us right now!
One more may bring us over the edge from receiving mental health benefits from Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA.


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At least they didn't read this other discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 9:50 PM PDT
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Not really...
by John.Wilkinson / August 24, 2005 8:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Email piracy

If you suspect your privacy has been compromised, it's best to change your password immediately. However, it'll be nearly impossile to prove that someone else has been reading your e-mail.

If you had one of their paid service (Yahoo! Mail Plus, SBC Yahoo!, Verizon Yahoo!, etc), you could have them monitor access to your account, and possibly even go back and check the history of the account for date and times of access. However, with the free service, account access isn't usually monitored, unless a court order is issued. (You could always call Yahoo! Inc and ask, but I doubt you'd have any luck.)

The best you could do is check your browser's history and see when Yahoo! Mail was last accessed. While it won't state what account was accessed, it would give you a date and time. If you weren't the one who logged in, and she doesn't have a Yahoo! account, then you'll know. However, that's far from proof, and is only an option if you suspect she is accessing your account from your computer.

Hope this helps,

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Thanks John
by dondaniel45 / August 27, 2005 1:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Not really...

Thanks for your help. I didn't realize I was in the graphics forum when I posted the question, so I really appreciate your advice.


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