***Googlemail users****warning****

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by spike7451, Aug 11, 2008.

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  1. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Just checked mine & they were'nt checked! 8O

    If you use Gmail, you will want to doublecheck a setting in your account. Once you log in, go up to settings, and look to the bottom of the page...


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    is what you want to see. New tool unveiled at DefCon this weekend showed an automated way to steal your password if you don't have that security setting on.

    Read more?
    Washington Post

    Spike
     
  2. Me too - cheers for the heads up.
     
  3. Ta for that , seen and changed.
     
  4. nice on the heads up but i knew that one has been doing the rounds a bit, must try to post more things like that thanks for the reminder
     
  5. All done, cheers :wink:
     
  6. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    What happens if neither boxes are ticked?
     
  7. Thanks for that....I'll be passing that message on! :wink:
     
  8. Fixed. Thanks for the heads up!
     
  9. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Well please some advice lads?
     
  10. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes


    Probably nothing but ticking it takes away a potential vulnerability if someone malicious fancied a go at hacking your account.
     
  11. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Here you go Ugs.

     
  12. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Mine has neither currently ticked is that a problem and what should I do, also will it feck up all my surfing for porn and online inflatable sheep purchases?
     
  13. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    Mine was like that too. I just ticked it as it'll have no detrimental effect.

    Won't affect either your 'art' surfing or your shopping as it only has relevance to your email program, not your browser.
     
  14. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Ticked which one?
     
  15. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    'Always use https'