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It was probably just a server error at Google and you're being paranoid.


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Although it's primarily a layer of obfuscation ("security through obscurity is no security at all", etc.), http://blog.woobling.org/2009/05/your-openid-sucks.html tells you how to simply set up your own OpenID delegation through a URL of your choice. While this will not prevent someone who cracks your actual OpenID provider from making use of your ...


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To make changing OpenID providers easy: set up some delegate on a domain you own. You then don't have to change all your accounts, but only need to change your own HTML. On the Stack Overflow blog, Using Your Own URL as Your OpenID describes this, but does not include the 2.0 syntax. Like for myopenid.com, for both version 1 and 2: <link ...


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Yes. I would the following as well. Change gmail account password immediately. Check the Last account activity (at the bottom of the page on gmail)this will probably give you an idea of the ip addresses that your gmail account was accessed from. Follow these steps if your account is compromised Use Gmail's security checklist to improve security of your ...


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I would first change your password, and make sure it's not something easily guessed. Then I would contact Google support. After you change your password, go to your gmail and at the bottom of the page, click "Details". You will see a pop up window that tells you who and where accessed your account. Above it is a "Sign out all other sessions" button, click ...


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The email messages you are talking about are sent as login notifications and it really is how they're supposed to work. It is a separate feature from login approvals, which require to enter a code received by SMS.


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It is done using block element characters that look like they spell another word: █▬█ █ ▀█▀ It is actually an ASCII art with the following characters: █ ▬ ▀ It can't be used to spell all letters of the alphabet, but you can try. Other characters can help as well. Here I just wrote the first part of your username: █ ╔╦╗ I gave up because the R is hard to ...


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There are two possibilities here: It is a fake e-mail from someone trying to look like Google. We would be able to confirm whether it's genuine or fake if you give us the whole header of the e-mail. It is a genuine e-mail from Google, Someone tried to connect their Hotmail account to your Gmail account using some application (may be a WebApp or a ...


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Do not change your password first. Go into the security settings Click the gear in the top right. Select Settings. Click the Accounts tab. In the "Grant access to your account" section, click delete on any account you want to remove. If you do have someone tagging along, when you change the password, they come with you. If you delete the "tag - along", ...



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