Google Bulletin for Iranian Users to change their gmail password

Google suggested all users that access gmail accounts from Iran. Google broadcasted this news on GoogleOnlineSecurity Official blog.

Last month Google updated a similar thread on blog where MITM (Man in the middle attack) was attempted.

Some precautions recommended by Google is as follows

  • Change your Gmail password.
  • Verify your account recovery options. e.g second mail address, phone numbers, and other info that is filled to use in account recovery time.
  • Review websites that is allowed to access your account.
  • Check for suspicious forwarders/remote smtp.
  • Be smart to warnings/popups appears.