If you were signed out of your Google device on Thursday it wasn’t hackers—just a Google hiccup.

The good thing and the bad thing about the cloud is, well, the cloud. The latter part of that trueism was brought home late Thursday when some Google users were suddenly signed out of their accounts and devices.

The problem affected Google Wifi mesh routers, Google’s OnHub router, other devices like the Chromecast, and even some plain old Google Accounts.

The impact on you at home: If this problem affected you last night and you were suddenly signed out of all your accounts, don’t worry, malicious hackers hadn’t suddenly taken over all your devices. Google says it was just a snafu with the Google Account engine.

The above quote is from an article is by Ian Paul, a contributor to techconnect.

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If you depend heavily on Google Services you may wish to add https://status.cloud.google.com/ to your favorites.

Dennis

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