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Google Keep/Drive Penetration?

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#1 JoeDaCabbie


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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:46 AM

On Monday morning an unknown source using some kind of sysop access issued from a Google app shared a document to my Drive that basically contained a porn site hyperlink. (Sorry for lack of specifics atm, I'm using an Android phone at work and can't get them. I will update in 12 hours.)

The thing that worries me is that a personal name was used from someone I know and had a share to the Drive; the name is not standard so it caught my eye. The odd thing is that I don't have that person's info on Drive at all, but in Keep.

Thus I'm wondering if someone was hacked who was it? The person with the sharemost likely in my mind as they are not tech savvy and may have insufficient security.) Me? I have Drive/Keep on two Androids and two PCs, but all have ESET Internet Security and are updated and scanned regularly. Also, why pull one name from Keep when they had access to Contacts? Or Google itself? They've got it all. Or is the consensus that it is just a random name that happened to trigger me?

Thank for time and feedback!


EDIT: the sharer is using a gserviceaccount ID. The file type is 'Google Docs'. My PC network did have a security hole; when I upgraded to Win 10 1803 it wiped my Homegroup but kept File Sharing on, and exposed my machines to the rest of the network that I share bandwidth on (bloody Spectrum won't wire my apartment separately.) Not a happy camper tonight.

Edited by JoeDaCabbie, 05 June 2018 - 07:57 PM.

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