Reply to post: Re: Google stating problems occurred as a result of "routine maintenance"

Mysterious Gmail account lockouts prompt hack fears

Adam 1 Silver badge

Re: Google stating problems occurred as a result of "routine maintenance"

It really did look like some sort of phishing attack. And certainly Google have now through lack of foresight opened up their user base to fall for the next one. They should have had a website explaining exactly why you needed to reauthenticate. Not a mystery popup!

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