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I have received this email from Google:

Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your Google Account xxxxxx@gmail.com.
Details:
     Sunday, July 9, 2017 11:27 AM (France Time) 
     ******, France
Google stopped this sign-in attempt, but you should review your recently used devices

Google was right! Someone has my password and tried to login to my account.

I changed my password, but I wonder whether the attacker can use "Enter the last password you remember" option of the Google to regain her access to my account? Can I disable this option for my account?

  • Change your password more than 3 times and by this way the last password will change that known by attacker. – Akam Jul 10 '17 at 6:08
  • Does Google accept only last 3 password? – Tail of Godzilla Jul 10 '17 at 18:01
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To reset the password there are several ways. But at the end google send a SMS message to confirm the reset.

If you have the correct phone number in your google profile, the attacker can't access to your account with the old password.

To add another security you can activate the 2 Factor Authentication

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