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Online imref

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Gmail users - beware
« Topic Start: January 19, 2017, 04:02:52 PM »
There's a very very sophisticated Gmail phishing attack making the rounds, here's a good summary of how it works, and how to protect yourself:

http://www.dailydot.com/layer8/gmail-phishing-scam-attachments/

If you are a gmail user, be sure to turn on two-factor authentication.
https://www.google.com/landing/2step/

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Re: Gmail users - beware
« Reply #1: January 19, 2017, 04:05:34 PM »
Thanks.    I'll forward it to my boy.

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Re: Gmail users - beware
« Reply #2: January 19, 2017, 04:18:54 PM »
Anytime you have the option for two factor, I don't see any reason not to do it.  I despise site that have password complexity requirements, but that don't offer two factor

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Re: Gmail users - beware
« Reply #3: January 19, 2017, 05:01:45 PM »
Joke's on them! I'm auto-signed in to Gmail and don't remember my password!

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Re: Gmail users - beware
« Reply #4: January 19, 2017, 05:24:37 PM »
I don't know if I've ever signed onto mobile web-based gmail.  ++ for those promoting two-factor.