Logging into Facebook and finding that your account has been hacked or compromised can be unnerving or aggravating. Luckily, there are a few simple methods you can use to recover or reset your account.
Retrieving Your Account When:
Method 1 - You still have access to your login email
This self-recovery method allows you to work with Facebook to recover access to your account by providing an email address, user name, or full name. Facebook will take you through a series of verification steps to recover access to your profile.
Go to: https://ssl.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=hacked_self_recovery
Method 2 - Your login email was modified
The Facebook Help
page provides you with a list of options that allow you to get help, based on your specific problem.
page is located here: http://www.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=hack_login_changed
Method 3 - You don't have access to your login email
If your login email was changed during the hack, the Contact
page listed below will allow you to signal a connection problem to your account. Enter in your contact email address, and Facebook will work with you to solve the issue.
page is located here:
Other recovery means
Facebook offers a few articles on recovering a hacked account on its security pages. For more information, please see:
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