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Spam Created Appointment?


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Gerowen

Logged into my computer today and got this.  There has been an appointment placed on my Google Calendar, but I don't recall accepting any appointments.  Obviously it's spam.  Is it possible for a spam e-mail that arrives in GMail to create an appointment on my Google calendar without my consent, or has my Google account been compromised?

 

I'm gonna change my password just in case, but this is the first time I've ever seen this type of incident before.

 

After opening the appointment, it appears that instead of compromising my account, they created the appointment on THEIR calendar, and just added my e-mail address as an attendee.

 

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briley

I had a similar issue with random events just showing up on my Google Calendar from other people. After submitting a support message about it, I discovered that it was in fact a "feature".

 

In the General settings for Google Calendar, there's an option towards the bottom labeled Automatically add invitations to my calendar that defaults to Yes, meaning anyone can add your email address as a guest to an event and it automatically gets added to your calendar. I changed it to No.

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Gerowen

Found the setting, thanks, :-)

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Praetor

OP: please mark it a answer as it will help other. thanks.

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