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Registered: ‎02-22-2014
My Device: Bold 9780
My Carrier: Joe Mobile
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Gmail suspicious sign in from Blackberry Nagos Nigeria

Hello,

I live in France and use BIS service with a Bold 9780.

Today I received an alert from Google concerning a suspicious access to my Gmail Account.

Could you confirm that this access from Nigeria is a regular access or not ?

"

We prevented the sign-in attempt in case this was a hijacker trying to access your account. Please review the details of the sign-in attempt:  

Saturday, February 22, 2014 7:45:13 AM UTC 
IP Address: 93.186.23.80 (93-186-23-80.rdns.blackberry.net.) 
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

"

 

Best Regards,

Sylvain.

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Re: Gmail suspicious sign in from Blackberry Nagos Nigeria

It doesn't sound like "regular" access to me.

Just for safety, you might change your Gmail password on your gmail account on the web AND on your device as well.



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Re: Gmail suspicious sign in from Blackberry Nagos Nigeria

Well, actually, that looks like a RIM/BlackBerry IP address. It is your BlackBerry attempting to access your GMail account.

http://whois.domaintools.com/93.186.23.80

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Re: Gmail suspicious sign in from Blackberry Nagos Nigeria

I wonder if RIM has a dead uncle Prince in Nigeria?


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Re: Gmail suspicious sign in from Blackberry Nagos Nigeria

Ah...I missed the "I live in France" part. 

 

Appears to be someone in Nigeria trying to access the account with a BlackBerry.  Nice.

 

Yeah, JSanders is right (of course, I should have known that) and you should change your password. 


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