WHAT TO DO GMAIL COMPROMISE STEP BY STEP GUIDE

WHAT TO DO GMAIL COMPROMISE STEP BY STEP GUIDE

Compromised by Google Mail Hack, Following will help you.

 

There has been a massive hack targeting all the google users. So please check the following things if you have been compromised, This malware attempts all the users even the Gmail corporate users. So even if you have your business mails hosted with Google you are susceptible to the attack.

 

WHAT NOT TO DO

  1. Don’t open any email that shares a Google Document with you which you are not expecting.

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2.Even if the Google Document is shared by someone you know.

3.Check for the email it would the message will have also been sent to the email address [email protected].

4. Delete that email immediately and don’t CLICK it. NO CLICK

 

WHAT IF I CLICKED THAT GOOGLE DOC

  1. Change your Google Password immediately by going to google account management page
  2. Go to My Account settings and Connected apps and remove the Access to Google Docs.
  3. Enable Dual Factor Authentication to your Google Account.

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4. Go to https://www.deseat.me/ and find out all the accounts that your gmail account has been linked to and change the passwords to all those account.

 

Though the jury is still out on who has started this and what sort of damage will it cause but better to safeguard yourself from the threat. Please try to use dual factor authentication for all your Logins. Also don’t keep easy guessable passwords.

Stay Safe !!

 

 

Manu Mayank

Sucker for Growth Hacking and Disruptive innovation, Global brand consulting and digital marketing exposure, Passionate about cooking and insightful conversations. I am still in process of realization of self.

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