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Keeping account is a security risk - I want it delete please

  1. whycantideletemyaccountcrazy
    Member

    I wish to delete my account - I have no need of it now and someone just tried to change my password so I feel it is a security risk having an account. Please tell me how to delete it and get rid of this security risk.

    The blog I need help with is deletmedeletme.wordpress.com.

  2. Although username accounts are not deleted, so you cannot be impersonated and have your reputation affected by anyone registering the same username in the future, there are steps you can take that amount to removing all personal information and result in leaving only a throwaway email address behind. http://en.support.wordpress.com/deleting-accounts/

    1. You can go to My Account->Edit Profile and remove all data except the account name and an email address. Create a throwaway email address and change the account email to that throwaway address. This only leaves the username behind.

    2. To unsubscribe from email sent to you from WordPress.com, go here and click on “Block all subscription emails from WordPress.com”:
    http://wordpress.com/#!/following/subsettings/

    3. To ensure the account is locked up tightly, visit this site, generate a password of 15-20 characters, and change the account password to it:
    http://www.thebitmill.com/tools/password.html

  3. whycantideletemyaccountcrazy
    Member

    It would be a lot easier to be able to just delete it an account - how do I make a 'throw away account' ?

  4. I posted above what can do and let's be clear on this. All that's required to register a username account here is an email address. You can replace that email address with a throwaway email address. That is all your can do.

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