Gmail breach: Eight tips to protect your e-mail account

What can you do to protect against an invasion of personal information? Read our list of tips from Google and other privacy experts to make a data breach less likely.

4. Suspicious settings

Watch for suspicious signs. This includes keeping tabs on the settings in your account, as well as your contact list, trash folder, and sent mail folder. In Gmail, look within the "Mail settings" tab for forwarding and delegation settings that grant others access to your account.

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