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I believe I was spoofed using my GMAIL

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I was checking my EMAIL the same way I always do: open new tab, click the Gmail button on the new tab. Well once it opened, I then opened my second GMAIL account, and noticed that the two were different. Which forced me to check the URL of my main account and I noticed that they were different. "?zx=s0wp4i3jcokr" was sandwhiched between the number zero and the word "inbox" in the URL. Was I spoofed, and if so, what course of action should I take?

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Prior to noticing the strange URL my key had been malfunctioning intermittently. Went into inspector to check code, and every word was just random letters. Is this related?

I was checking my EMAIL the same way I always do: open new tab, click the Gmail button on the new tab. Well once it opened, I then opened my second GMAIL account, and noticed that the two were different. Which forced me to check the URL of my main account and I noticed that they were different. "?zx=s0wp4i3jcokr" was sandwhiched between the number zero and the word "inbox" in the URL. Was I spoofed, and if so, what course of action should I take? *NOTE* Prior to noticing the strange URL my key had been malfunctioning intermittently. Went into inspector to check code, and every word was just random letters. Is this related?

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If you think your credentials might have been stolen, presumably by now you logged in in a trusted way and change your password. If not, do that now.

For research purposes:

The critical part of the URL is the host name. If you were using https://mail.google.com/ then you were on the real site. However, the garbage in the URL is suspicious and it's possible that you were phished on the way to Google. You could check your history (Ctrl+Shift+H) to see the sequence of events. Be careful not to load any of the URLs on the list that could possibly be suspicious.

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