What can I do if someone tries to hack my Google Plus account?

aAnAvI GuPtA October 24, 2012
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Someone tries hacking my Google Plus account. Google prevented this from happening, but I am very scared that someone may hack my account. I changed my password, but still…
Please help.

  1. Vampie C.
    October 30, 2012 at 10:14 am

    I think that a strong password and 2 step verification will give a good protection.

  2. Brian Mok
    October 27, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    1) Report it to Google. 2) Change your password. 3) Separate your email accounts so that when one may be hacked, you can recover it with the other, or something like that. 4) Turn on two-step verification.

  3. Gravity Dead
    October 25, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    make a alpha-numerical password, replace alphabets with numbers and vice-versa
    and to top them all, your security answer
    if your security question is "where was mother born"
    then for god sake, do not use the REAL answer
    believe me I've changed my friends password just because they had such easy, so called "security answers"

    n yeah of course 2 step verification is also a good choice...

  4. Jonas Brock-Hanash
    October 25, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    As said, Google 2-step verification is working very well. Creating a strong password is important too.
    Use some great security software, as well as just be smart. Be able to recognize possible scams.
    If that's done you are pretty secure...

  5. Gabriel Barron
    October 25, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    The best place to start is by changing your password then adding two step verification. Also you could look into making your password more secure.


  6. Aniket Singh
    October 25, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    first you should change ur password and use some other sign in ue password like
    ! @ $ for words matching with it,& 2 step verification is another option
    visit this for information:-http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=180744

  7. Lisa Santika Onggrid
    October 25, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    First, stop logging in from public computer. You never know where a keylogger might reside. If you really should, after making sure the computer is clean, use portable browser launched from your USB, in private browsing mode.

    Second, change your Google password, as well as other services that used the same password. Don't use straightforward security question (i.e "What is your pet's name?"' s answer is actually your first computer's name, etc).

    Third, refrain telling your world about your private informations. Coupled with strong password, this at least prevent social engineering.

    Fourth, enable two-step verification. Then you check your computer to ensure it's clean from spyware, keylogger, or any potentially harmful beings.

    Fifth, the most important, stick with the security rules. It's no use if after two weeks past and the fear has gone, you do things that would risk your account.

  8. Nikhil Chandak
    October 25, 2012 at 10:44 am
  9. Henree Arriola de Garcia
    October 24, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    change password.
    add 2 step verification.

  10. ayush padia
    October 24, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    if your account is secured then only you can recover it
    but there is another option for recovering like having a hacking software

  11. Dino Pearsons
    October 24, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    The best way to protect any of your Google accounts is to enable the 2-step verification:


  12. Alex Perkins
    October 24, 2012 at 11:47 am

    If you're really worried about your password I like to make mine by mashing the keyboard in notepad, then use that I.E. (qogrfiweifuvehfwooqefvhiiofqgfreuo). Write it out on paper and don't keep any record of it on your computer or next to it, put it inside a unused cushion.

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