|Gmail Mobile verification Loopholes|
Client: My Gmail account has been hacked.
Me(Lokesh): Have you got any email.
Client : Yes, i daily get lot of emails.
Me: I mean any suspicious or unsolicited or Lottery Prize email.
Client : Yes, lot of such emails but i never open any such email and also i haven’t open any link from my email.
Me: Ok. Its nice that you are aware of these stuff. May be you have installed some new application or software in your PC or have your hands on some hack tool.
Client: No, i haven’t installed anything from last few weeks.
Me: Ok. Then for sure you might have signed up for some new website.
Client : Yes, i signed on one website yesterday and after that only i am unable to login into my account. But i haven’t used the same password there that i use for my Gmail.
Me: ok, tell me from where you got to this site means do you find that from Google or somebody has referred that to you.
Client : Yeah, one person having email ID something like firstname.lastname@example.org has told me about that site. But today that site is also down.
Me: What was website name.
Client: Something like make money by displaying adds on your website.
Me: ok. Do you know the guy with Email email@example.com. means he is friends of your’s.
Client: No, i just got his Gtalk invitation, a day back. But i have talked with him personally and he was saying “You will get 50% of my Google Adsense revenue every article you write on my website”
Me: OK, can tell me did he asked anything special like some registration or mobile verification code or anything similar.
Client: Yes, he told me that you will get a Verfication code from Google on your Mobile, that you need to provide me so that i can attach you with my Google Adsense account.
Me: Can you forward me that message.
” Dear Gmail User(Name),Your Gmail Password reset verification code is 123456″
“Dear user,You have requested a password reset for your Google account (email). Your verification code is 123456″.
Dear user(name),You have requested a Password Reset verification code for account(email). Your code is 123456″.