gmail security is a joke

Joel Maslak jmaslak at
Wed May 27 13:42:19 UTC 2015

I also suspect not every telco validates number porting requests against
social engineering properly.

A telephone number isn't something you have, it is something your provider

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Saku Ytti <saku at> wrote:

> On (2015-05-27 14:19 +0200), Owen DeLong wrote:
> Hey,
> > If someone has the ability to hijack your BGP, then you???ve got bigger
> problems than
> > having them take over your Gmail account.
> This is second reply to this notion. I don't understand what is attempted
> to
> communicate. I'm sure no one on nanog thinks BGP hijacks are rare,
> difficult
> or yield to consequences when called out.
> > That???s interesting??? Why do you choose to give access to your
> personal SMS messages
> > to so many of your coworkers?
> I don't, but they can provision my number to any SIM they want to.
> --
>   ++ytti

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