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Gmail uses HTTPS by default. However, there are still two ways that IT can see you: If your PC has a trusted certificate owned by IT, they can setup an SSL proxy which resigns using their certificate and capture all traffic. Your PC might have monitoring software Either method could allow them to see your authentication cookie, which they could use ...


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In theory your IT department could see and log everything - I doubt that they would though as it would be a waste of resources. As long as you aren't breaking any rules then I don't see this as an issue. In short, if you are that worried about your personal information, don't use your work network. Use a netbook/laptop and a 3G card for personal internet ...


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It's quite simple actually for a hacker to hack 98% of the population. If your password is related to a credential of yours, something you would put on a hospital application or such, it is extremely easy for them to guess it. They don't even have to try every permutation of letters like they might have to. Hence p3anu+01l5uck5 is not a good password. ...


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You may want to check the recent activity on your Gmail account. Go the to bottom of the inbox page and look for a link like this: This account is open in 1 other location at this IP (x.x.x.x). Last account activity: 0 minutes ago. Details and click on the Details link. It will open a new window that will show you the activity on your Gmail account ...



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