On April 13, 2011, Deb Fallows tried logging into her Gmail and found that she couldn’t get access. At about the same time, her husband James was checking his email and found a message purporting to be from her, followed by an expanding flow of concerned responses from friends, all about emails they had received about being “mugged in Madrid.” Someone had obviously taken over her account and was using it as a spamming tool. [read more… Have You Backed Up Your Gmail? – Forbes.]

 

 

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