[LINK] gmail's password recovery via SMS feature

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Thu Aug 19 11:46:47 AEST 2010

> Does anyone know if GMail's (new?) password recovery via SMS feature
requires anything more than possession of the victim's mobile in order
to compromise their e-life?

>From memory, I think you answer a couple of the first-pet-name questions
and a captcha then get a new password sent to the account's mobile
number.  If you don't have an associated mobile I guess you might get an
extra question then get straight in.



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