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Old 01-02-2019, 10:19 PM   #1
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Critical Security Alert ?


I have received an email from Google <no-reply@accounts.google.com>

Someone knows your password
Google has become aware that someone else knows your password, and we've taken steps to protect your account. Please sign back into your account now and choose a new password to secure your account.

Anyone encountered this before? Is it geniune?

appreciate your sharing. Thanks
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:24 AM   #2
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Best is don't anyhow click on the links in the email

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Old 02-02-2019, 09:27 AM   #3
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look at e full email headers. sounds like a phishing email.
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:23 AM   #4
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anyway, I have changed my password via account setting, didn't click on the link.
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Old 02-02-2019, 04:49 PM   #5
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One good way to ensure phishing email donít compromise you easily is
1) Read the mail of what it means and what it need you to do.
2) Open your browser and go to that service directly.
3) Perform your action there.

This is a layman approach. For tech savvy people, read the mail headers for the actual from address.
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