Saturday, July 12, 2008

New feature from google allows you to monitor and control login activity. Now you can see from where all you (or someone else) logged in and which IPs are online at this moment

You migh have accessed gmail from a cybercafe or a public internet terminal and forgot to log out. Now you can do a remote logout also.
“With this information, I can quickly verify that all the Gmail activity was indeed mine,” a Gmail developer at the official Gmail blog writes.

UPDATE: To know more about the IP from where your account was used, use IP2Locations tools such as


fchrk said...

when is this coming in or is it already in place? can you source the IP addresses to see where your page was being viewed??

Rohit Srivastwa said...

this feature is already launched and is very handy.
See the bottom of the inbox page.

For IP sourcing you can use one of the many tools available online
like my personal one

jassi said...

hi rohit. my friends gmail account was hacked just a few weeks back. I suppose ur blog is really helpful.

jassi said...

Hi i agree. Just a few weeks back my friends gmail account was hacked and she had to shut it down

jassi said...

The new feature will definitely help us overcome the problem of unknown usage

Tarun Chandel said...

Thanks to Google (for trying) to save people like me from Hackers like you :)


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