Gmail Help Page advising for Security Checkup Google Account

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After the Google Docs phishing email attacks, Gmail help page is advising for security checkup and recommending for both if affected or not. Do no authorize and access permission if anyone would like to see your Gmail messages or sending on your behalf.

Gmail Security Checkup g.co/SecurityCheckup


The Gmail Help page top banner is alerting their Google users to go for security check now.

We've addressed an issue with a phishing email claiming to be Google Docs. If you think you were affected, visit g.co/SecurityCheckup





How is someone getting into your Gmail Account? 


It's tricky way using the Gmail API by the developers to generating the script to get permission for their application. The permission could be anything as depend on the App creator but in this sophisticated way the app maker is looking for permissions of Gmail and Contacts.

Example: 

In other words, suppose you are looking to filter your messages including more than 20MB attachments and delete them to free up the Gmail storage. There are lots of plugin and apps to permit them reading your Gmail Account and manage your messages. You are allowing the application to read the message and search for those messages with 20 MB attachments to delete.

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      • Always follow g.co/SecurityCheckup continuously and schedule to keep checking such as weekly. Revoke third party app access if you granted permission previously and you are not using it. 

A similar method using in Google Doc phishing attack to request the following permissions. 


  • Read your Gmail messages
  • Manage your Gmail messages
  • Send and delete message
  • Read contacts
  • manage contacts


By getting all these permission, the App creator will be able to hands on all your email messages that he/she is looking.

Do not grant any permission to access your Gmail Account


Stop and NO to Any application or Google Docs and spreadsheet looking for such permissions to read your emails and manage them. In case you grants the permission mistaken or in quick action then go for Google Account Security check and revoke their access.


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