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Unread 02-06-2013, 04:33 PM   #1
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Stop someone trying to access google account

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I got a notice from Google that someone had tried to access my Google account from an unknown location, and Google blocked it.I immediately changed my password.Can I do anything more to secure my account?Or would possible to create new account?Please give suggestions.

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Re: Stop someone trying to access google account

Use strong password and also use the mobile phone security. Google will send you a SMS when you logged in. So make an update on the Google with your correct mobile number.
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Re: Stop someone trying to access google account

Thanks. Now I have enable two factor authentication setup, One doubt I have shared my phone number for security reason..Is there any possibility to take my personal information?
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Thanks. Now I have enable two factor authentication setup, One doubt I have shared my phone number for security reason..Is there any possibility to take my personal information?
Yes, with money, somebody could do a look-up on your mobile phone number and get access to all of your personal information.
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Hello all,

I got a notice from Google that someone had tried to access my Google account from an unknown location, and Google blocked it.I immediately changed my password.Can I do anything more to secure my account?Or would possible to create new account?Please give suggestions.
I had the same problem shan123 with my account there going back 2 months ago. I changed my password to a 10 character password (Strong). When i changed my password, There was no more "Unknowen Users" from my account so far anyway.
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Yes, with money, somebody could do a look-up on your mobile phone number and get access to all of your personal information.
I never aware with this. But Google says that they do not share your private information to third party.
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I never aware with this. But Google says that they do not share your private information to third party.
No, I mean IF someone had your phone number.
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No, I mean IF someone had your phone number.
Oh yes…it will be a big problem if you lost your phone.
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Yes, with money, somebody could do a look-up on your mobile phone number and get access to all of your personal information.
Is there any method available for prevent this?
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Is there any method available for prevent this?
Probably not, corrupt companies will to anything for more money.

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