Did Gmail make you look like a spammer this week?

How mortified would you feel if you found that you had been spamming someone through no fault of your own? Well, up to 4 million Gmail users found out this week.

I’m not talking about your computer being taken over by remote hackers who use it as part of a botnet to spew spam (although that, of course, is a common scenario). After all, if you’d kept your wits about you and your anti-virus software and security patches up to date you can reduce the chances of that ever happening.

No, I mean if it really wasn’t your fault at all that messages are being sent multiple times from your email account.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

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