Google's Gmail Hit With Service Disruption

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  1. dgstorm

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    Avid users of Google's Gmail probably have noticed some hinky happenings going on today. The service has been hit with some kind of service disruption. The symptom is that people who use Gmail are receiving their mail very slowly, with emails coming in to their inbox as much as an hour after being sent. In some rare instances, the emails don't even come in at all. Here at FF HQ, we have experienced this ourselves, which has made it a bit more difficult to get the stories cranked out as quickly as we would like.

    We aren't sure which regions of the globe are being affected by this "outage," so it is possible it is isolated to either the USA or to certain regions of that country. Sound off if you have experienced Gmail issues in your area of the world. There's no official word from Google explaining what the problem is, but we will keep you updated when we find out more details.
     
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    I still won't go back to Yahoo or Hotmail
     
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    It looks like it only took a few hours for Google to fix the issue. Gmail seems to be responding normally now.
     
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    Man didn't realize it was down, wonder why my phone has been quiet.

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    Probably unrelated, but I received an email today from Google saying someone tried to access my account in the Netherlands. By all accounts, the email looked legit, but I still didn't follow the link to change my password. Perhaps a mass phishing attack on Google servers? Lol

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