Saturday, October 18, 2008

Knowing where and how your Gmail account was accessed

For people that would like to have a list of hosts and information on how their Gmail account was accessed (Web, IMAP, POP). Gmail has an activity information page that can be accessed at the bottom of your Gmail Mailbox. Clicking the "Details" link will lead you to a screen similar below:

Aside from being paranoid to check this list from time to time, it is advisable to have a complex password, even from free Internat accounts that you use.

It's also a good thing to change your passwords in a scheduled manner. Applications such as Password Safe can be utilized to save the hassle of remembering all those complex passwords.

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