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  #479414 9-Jun-2011 16:46
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Here's what I would do:

1: Use a friends computer that you know is secure (I would still be suspect of your machine right now)

2: Go to http://www.pctools.com/guides/password/ and generate 10x (or more) 12 digit passwords with all options checked

3: Register a completely new gmail account, use the first of the new passwords (this will be your new recovery account), for the security question choose "my own question" put anything you like there but use the 2nd password you generated for the answer.

4: Enable two step verification for your google account (sms code), this means people can't login unless they have a sms code sent to your phone. Never check "stay signed in" for this account, always click "sign out" for this account rather than just closing the browser.

5: Recover your existing accounts (starting first with email accounts that are set as the recovery for other accounts) however you can. Use two of the generated passwords for each account, one as the new password the 2nd as the new security answer.

Update the secondary or recovery email address to your new gmail account if the service allows this.

Once you've done this get an expert to look at your computer and check for rootkits and malware.






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  #480004 11-Jun-2011 10:49
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Do you have a smartphone or laptop that you use while out on free wifi networks?

 
 
 
 




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  #480824 14-Jun-2011 00:54
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Ragnor: Here's what I would do:

1: Use a friends computer that you know is secure (I would still be suspect of your machine right now)

2: Go to http://www.pctools.com/guides/password/ and generate 10x (or more) 12 digit passwords with all options checked

3: Register a completely new gmail account, use the first of the new passwords (this will be your new recovery account), for the security question choose "my own question" put anything you like there but use the 2nd password you generated for the answer.

4: Enable two step verification for your google account (sms code), this means people can't login unless they have a sms code sent to your phone. Never check "stay signed in" for this account, always click "sign out" for this account rather than just closing the browser.

5: Recover your existing accounts (starting first with email accounts that are set as the recovery for other accounts) however you can. Use two of the generated passwords for each account, one as the new password the 2nd as the new security answer.

Update the secondary or recovery email address to your new gmail account if the service allows this.

Once you've done this get an expert to look at your computer and check for rootkits and malware.



Yeah. That's for the great guide.

*Updates*
Well i have no idea why I accidentally managed to recover one of my email. *God Bless*
When i keep on guessing the secret question answer.. the question suddenly changed it back to year 2010 question that i've used before
so i managed to guess it.
from that on i recover my others emails with sent the reset password to the email add that i managed recover.
& set all those verification (sms code).
seem like hotmail don't have verification (sms code). i saw on the Account page. Add A Mobile Number, NZ wasn't in the list.
& yahoo don't even have that verification for sms code. only have the sign in seal.

Well it's still in the "hospital" so far nothing found.
but the guy told me that. he found the chrome had those userscript installed for facebook games.
I did play some facebook games & installed some userscript for the games.
so i guess those scripts do hide some important code that user won't know about it.

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  #486381 27-Jun-2011 12:11
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Just read this and it seems errily similar to what you encountered!

Wonder if there is a hole in Gmail? (Doubt it!)

Have you turned on two-factor auth now? If not, you should!




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  #486451 27-Jun-2011 14:58
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sounds like keylogger




gz ftw


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