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Offline Johnnie F.

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Google Mail hacked?
« on: November 06, 2013, 12:18:02 AM »
Did anybody else receive a message like this:

Hi Johnnie,

Someone recently used your password to try to sign in to your Google Account This person was using an application such as an email client or mobile device.

We prevented the sign-in attempt in case this was a hijacker trying to access your account. Please review the details of the sign-in attempt:
   Tuesday, November 5, 2013 3:50:36 PM UTC
IP Address:
Location: Hong Kong
If you do not recognize this sign-in attempt, someone else might be trying to access your account. You should sign in to your account and reset your password immediately.

If this was you, and you are having trouble accessing your account, complete the troubleshooting steps listed at

The Google Accounts team

I did receive one for each of my Gmail accounts. The others had been tried to access from

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013 3:51:05 PM UTC
    IP Address:
    Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013 3:51:09 PM UTC
    IP Address: (
    Location: Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013 6:01:55 PM UTC
    IP Address:
    Location: England, United Kingdom

Looks to me like a problem at Google.
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Re: Google Mail hacked?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 07:22:34 AM »
I've gotten messages like that before.