Read a very informative article from the google team about the security of online information.Chinese hackers go a long way to make the internet insecure for common people and they attack anybody who speaks for democracy or common people.Following a recent attack which originated in Jinan, China,google releases this guideline--
- Enable 2-step verification. This Gmail feature uses a phone and second password on sign-in, and it protected some accounts from this attack. So check out this video on setting up 2-step verification.
- Use a strong password for Google that you do not use on any other site. Here’s a video to help.
- Enter your password only into a proper sign-in prompt on a https://www.google.com domain. We will never ask you to email your password or enter it into a form that appears within an email message. Here’s a video with more advice.
- Check your Gmail settings for suspicious forwarding addresses (“Forwarding and POP/IMAP” tab, Fig. 1) or delegated accounts (“Accounts” tab, Fig. 2).Fig. 1
- Watch for the red warnings about suspicious account activity that may appear on top of your Gmail inbox.
- Review the security features offered by the Chrome browser. If you don’t already use Chrome, consider switching your browser to Chrome.
- Explore other security recommendations and a video with tips on how to stay safe across the web.