Have you ever wondered how to secure access to gmail account? If not, you should! Think for a minute about what the search for following keywords in your mailbox would return: "sick" "problem" "secret" "pwd" "password" "don't tell" "don't repeat"...
I think I have convinced you, so let's seek for solutions to secure the access to gmail:
- You should of course use a strong password.
- In addition, google supports 2-factor authentication. This methods uses your phone + your password to authenticate you. The setup of this method is very simple, just follow the instructions on the link below: http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=180744 If you have an android phone I advise you to install "google authenticator" application too, to have access to your emails even when you do not have a cell coverage.