Just a heads up to check your email accounts...

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  1. Jon91N/A

    Jon91N/A

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    I use gmail and I found out today that for the last month or two I haven't received about 90% of the emails that were sent to me. After going through my account settings to try and see why this was happening, I discovered that my incoming mail was being forwarded to another address that I have never seen before. Since the incoming mail was forwarded, the messages were automatically put in the trash folder so I never saw them and just assumed I wasn't getting any mail. So far it appears none of my other accounts were compromised and there weren't any sensitive emails that were forwarded so I'm hoping I'll be safe now.

    I just wanted to give you guys a heads up to check your accounts just in case. Who knows how long this could have gone on for if I hadn't gotten bored enough to screw around with my account settings.
     
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    DriBak GUNS UP Millennium Member

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    How did this happen?
     
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    Zell IrregularMember

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    They must of cracked/known your account login info.
     
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    Zell IrregularMember

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    I've not heard this about gmail until now.
     
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    Thanks for posting this. I checked my gmail and everything checks out okay. I would have never checked it is you hadn't posted this information.
     
  7. Jon91N/A

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    I have no idea. This is only the second time in the last 7 years that I've had an account compromised.
     
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    You should also go into the general settings and make sure it is set to use https.
     
  9. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    Run your own email servers :thumbsup: :cool:
     
  10. airmotive

    airmotive Tin Kicker

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    How bout you post the email address that your mail was being forwarded to....perhaps they could use some male enhancement products?