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I Think I May Need Some Help Here

Post by chaosDesigner » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:21 am

I'm posting this here since I don't really know where else to put it.

My phone was stolen. I used Google+ to delete my phone data remotely, but I'm unsure if that's a full delete, so I wanted to check whether I was still logged in there, and log out if that's the case. Is there any way of doing this?

Thank you for your time.
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Re: I Think I May Need Some Help Here

Post by McGenty » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:45 am

What kind of phone was it?

I used to work in private security, and I can tell you, regardless of what other steps you take, if it's a smart phone, you need to IMMEDIATELY change the password on every account that device had access to. A little paranoia goes a long way when it comes to protecting yourself and your info.
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Re: I Think I May Need Some Help Here

Post by Trekwars » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:40 am

1. Depending on the phone and accounts GPS tracking may be possible, but definitely not a smart idea.
2. I know a lot about technology so even if you remotly deleted everything on your phone a few things may still be on there.
3. If you had a password on your smartphone that is really good, but as McGenty said, change your password on everything the phone has ever connected to.
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Re: I Think I May Need Some Help Here

Post by chaosDesigner » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:08 pm

The phone model was a MotoG, second generation.

Ugh. To think I just got done changing all my passwords due to Crunchyroll's recent hijacking. *Sigh.* Thanks for the help.
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Re: I Think I May Need Some Help Here

Post by Sammy » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:27 pm

Looks like this one has been covered for me!

+1 for going on a mass password changing spree.
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