[Noisebridge-discuss] my email accounts should be safe - how to check to be sure?

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Thu May 3 10:52:45 PDT 2012


Also, never re-use passwords between accounts. Get a password manager 
like 1pass or keepassx (my favorite). Use distinct random password for 
EVERYTHING.

--Casey

On 5/3/12 10:33 AM, John Adams wrote:
> Enable two factor on your google account. Look it up on goog's help pages
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 2, 2012, at 7:14 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:algoldor at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>
>> Hi to all,
>> I have just read the message below about my yahoo email being hacked 
>> which I did not send. I do believe it was not send from my email 
>> frantisekapfelbeck at gmail.com <mailto:frantisekapfelbeck at gmail.com> so 
>> I do not think that any of the accounts was actually hacked.
>>
>> I wonder if anyone can advice me on making sure that my google 
>> account is really safe because I do not want to change the password 
>> if I do not have to but I have quite a decent amount of documents 
>> there. I was working from some public libraries recently(no cafes) 
>> and it is hard to understand which option is "do not save my 
>> password" in Korean. Of course tracking and exposing the person who 
>> is trying to cause problems would be handy.
>>
>> Sincerely from hackerspace Seoul,
>>
>> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
>>
>> PS I'm on daily digest so please send me email directly, thanks!
>>
>> Message: 21
>> Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 22:24:42 -0700
>> From: Frantisek Apfelbeck <frantisekapfelbeck at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:frantisekapfelbeck at gmail.com>>
>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Please ignore my old e-mail address
>> algoldor at yahoo.com <mailto:algoldor at yahoo.com>
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net 
>> <mailto:noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Message-ID:
>> <CA+JiwyRNXdGeeRK7Vc1aQu+GSSW5=6yj-TtyBKYTjcuE0oM-mQ at mail.gmail.com 
>> <mailto:6yj-TtyBKYTjcuE0oM-mQ at mail.gmail.com>>
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>>
>> Hi to all:
>>
>> My e-mail account got hacked into while at a cafe Seole so please 
>> disregard
>> my e-mails from there.
>>
>> -- 
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
>>
>> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
>>
>> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org <http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org/>
>>
>> "There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Ghandi
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