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Tech GMAIL USERS - APP DEVS CAN READ YOUR EMAILS

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Blackie, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. Blackie

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    Just a public service announcement. If you use gmail as your email provider you should know that Google has allowed app developers to obtain unredacted access to your emails. The Wall St Journal broke the story here last night, read for more details - Tech’s ‘Dirty Secret’: The App Developers Sifting Through Your Gmail

    What a mess, and a good reminder never to write anything you wouldn't want your neighbor reading.
     
  2. Angel of Sonoma

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    on a different note ... comcast provisions some customer's equipment as public wifi hotspots. this means complete strangers can use your equipment to surf the web. read all about it here: Xfinity WiFi Home Hotspots FAQs