Is there any way at all to get malware or a RAT just from logging in to your gmail account. Not by opening attachments or clicking licks, just from logging in. And I mean real gmail, not a phising attack.


It would be in theory possible that google gets infected and serves malware, although I consider this highly unlikely. More likely is that such an attack is done by malicious browser extensions or attacks through advertisements (malvertisement), i.e. things which are outside of the control of google. And of course a man in the middle attacks might be possible too, especially if you have already one of the known bad certificates on the computer or have an ad injecting software installed.

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