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Archive for January, 2011

Yes, My Gmail Account Was Hacked (And It’s Not Me That’s Trying To Get You A Free iPad).

Monday, January 10th, 2011

So, last week when I logged into my Gmail Account, I noticed the following:

I was concerned but my first thought was that this alert was triggered by one of the Twitter apps that I used to “beef up” my number of social connections. Anyway, I immediately changed my Gmail Password but thought nothing more of the problem until I saw the following in my email:

Then, I realized I had a problem.

I’m absolutely sure that I didn’t do anything obviously stupid to get myself hacked. However, here is what I think happened:

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