This week, Google began warning users of "state-sponsored attacks" -- if Google detects malicious attempts to access your account, a prominent warning will appear at the top of your Gmail inbox.
Scary, but the warnings do not necessarily mean that the government-related hacker accessed your account. Instead, your account may have simply been targeted, and Google wants you to take extra security measures.
When such attacks occur and user accounts become vulnerable, it's important that all users take precaution. So, even if you have not yet received the warning, follow this guide to ensure your account is … Read more