• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Low
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 80
  • Last Modified:

How can I find out who created an email account on yahoo

How can I find out who created an email account on yahoo
0
Gary Tallis
Asked:
Gary Tallis
3 Solutions
 
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
as a non-owner you can't know who created the account..If you know exactly when the account was created then  you'd have to start a legal process of getting the ip address information and enrollment information. Once you have the IP address you would now have have to subpoena the ISP that issued the ip address and get the subscriber information. Finding out who was using a computer at that ip address at the time in question is again difficult.  

If you want this information to pursue legal action you might not be able to prove it legally but you can show a preponderance of information that can be used in a civil action.
1
 
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
You can ask the account owner who he/she/it is by email.  Yahoo itself will not give out information without a subpoena or FISA order.

https://transparency.oath.com/global-principles.html
1
 
Gary TallisAuthor Commented:
Thank you both, I had a feeling about there being some privacy factors....A friend of mine had an email account created using here name, phone, etc... and she did not do it. Now she's getting hammered with phone calls from all kinds of marketing companies..
I recommended she change her phone # as the easiest solution.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: Certified Penetration Testing

This CPTE Certified Penetration Testing Engineer course covers everything you need to know about becoming a Certified Penetration Testing Engineer. Career Path: Professional roles include Ethical Hackers, Security Consultants, System Administrators, and Chief Security Officers.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now