Recently, I read an article where the author claimed that his domain was hacked and transferred to someone else and Gmail seems to be the culprit!

Apparently, the problem lies in the Filters that we have in Gmail. The hacker takes advantage of these filters to create a filter that would forward a mail from your email address to the hackers address and subsequently delete the mail from your inbox.

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This way the hacker can gain access to your passwords by creating a filter and clicking on the ‘Forgot Password‘ link in the respective site.

We all know that when we forget our passwords, we get a new one mailed to our mailbox. This is exactly what the hacker does.

You can get a more elaborate idea about the Gmail hack from this article here.

So friends, beware of this gmail hack. Do keep checking your filters often and avoid visiting suspicious sites.

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