hacked account

From: South Chic (Chic_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: 03/05/05

Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2005 12:01:01 -0800

my email address of a few years was hacked early last year and the password
and secret question was changed. i have no idea who did it and the person
uses msn messenger to chat with my contacts under a disgraceful name. is
there any way to retrieve my password other than through the secret question?