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(The New York Times)   Google providing a new greeting to users: "Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer"   ( bits.blogs.nytimes.com) divider line
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2012-10-03 12:32:07 PM  
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clearlyatroll: ITT: People think they're talking about the U.S. govt.

/in the event of a derpstorm, please find shelter and remain calm

I figure most Farkers are smart enough to understand that the US Gov. doesn't need to "attack" Google for info - they just ask.
2012-10-03 11:59:06 AM  
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Turn on two-factor authentication. Problem solved, at least as far as Google accounts are concerned.

Naturally, this assumes that your computer isn't already under the control of the bad guys and that you take standard security procedures (keeping your OS and software up to date, use a different strong password at each site/service you're registered for, etc.).
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