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2335Re: [GRARA] Grara google password and email change request

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  • Jack Amelar
    Aug 26 3:49 PM
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      Not spam, not a phishing attempt.
      It was me. It's a gmail originally set up as the contact for GRAHamfest
      which hasn't been used in 3 years.
      Ignore it.

      Jack NY8D

      ----- Message from kd8kxi@... ---------
      Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:28:27 -0400
      From: Dan KD8KXI <kd8kxi@...>
      Reply-To: GRARA@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [GRARA] Grara google password and email change request
      To: GRARA@yahoogroups.com


      > I'm more inclined to suspect it was a typo on the username, and the
      > person unwittingly tried to recover the password before realizing the
      > error. I've encountered this before, and it's common especially if the
      > username utilizes acronyms. There's simply not much gained by phishing
      > an amateur radio association's Google account.
      >
      > If two-factor authentication is enabled on the account(s), there's
      > little need to worry, even with a successful phishing attempt that
      > recovers the login password. If it's not enabled, do so (Google search
      > two-factor authentication).
      >
      > Dan T (KD8KXI)
      >
      > On 08/26/2013 02:55 PM, R. Mark Barnett wrote:
      >>
      >> Might be a phishing attempt... IE.. if you use the links in the email
      >> to access your account, they have your password... If you have a
      >> strong password I wouldn't worry too much even if it WAS real... You
      >> got the email, not them.. If your password is PASSWORD, I'd change it
      >> anyway.... I will NEVER use a link in my email to access ANY account.
      >>
      >> *
      >> *Mark B. N8PGV*
      >> * *
      >>
      >> *
      >>
      >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      >> *From:* Rich Douglas <rich@...>
      >> *To:* GRARA@yahoogroups.com
      >> *Sent:* Monday, August 26, 2013 1:48 PM
      >> *Subject:* Re: [GRARA] Grara google password and email change request
      >>
      >>
      >> Spam. Ignore it.
      >> Rich Douglas, KC8NKA
      >> On 8/25/2013 11:55 PM, sprovost wrote:
      >>>
      >>> Hello, today I received two emails from Google stating that
      >>> someone has requested recovery of our google email address
      >>> password and phone number.
      >>>
      >>> Should i be concerned?
      >>>
      >>> thanks
      >>> stephen
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >


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