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Gmail, Yahoo, AOL also hit by massive phishing attack

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
14 years ago2,658 views

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/gmail_yahoo_aol_and_others_also_hit_by_phishing_attack.php

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

From the article:

"According to a story in today's BBC News, the most recent list of compromised accounts, which includes login credentials for Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, Earthlink, and Comcast users..."

pointing to
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8292299.stm

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

The most important to know:

Change your Gmail password ASAP! If you can't log in it's possible that your account has been compromised.

JEShack [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Check if you're email has been phished out at:
http://wasiphished.com/

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

And Google's Help page "I can't access my account" at
https://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/request.py?ara=1&hl=en&contact_type=ara&ctx=ara

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[put at-character here]JEShack: is it known are the addresses of three recent disclosures included to Wasipished . Com database?

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

New info related to this disclosure:
http://mobile.networkworld.com/device/article.php?CALL_URL=www.networkworld.com/news/2009/100709-researcher-refutes-microsofts-account-of.html

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

And deeper and deeper:
http://blog.scansafe.com/journal/2009/10/7/stolen-hotmailgmail-accounts-why-data-theft.html

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