Google Reporting Suspicious Activity After IM+ Login

Here’s a quick tip for those of you trying out IM+ for the first time.

IM+ is a great app to sign you into multiple instant messenger services simultaneously with just one piece of software. It’ll connect to Skype. Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo, ICQ and Google Talk to name but a few. However, you may receive a notification from Google if you attempt to login to Google Talk as follows:


Someone recently tried to use an application to sign in to your Google Account – [Google Account]. We prevented the sign-in attempt in case this was a hijacker trying to access your account. Please review the details of the sign-in attempt:

Friday, 25 January 2013 20:55:58 o’clock UTC
IP Address:
Location: Saint-Eustache, QC, Canada

If you do not recognise this sign-in attempt, someone else might be trying to access your account. You should sign in to your account and reset your password immediately. Find out how at

If this was you, and you want to give this application access to your account, complete the troubleshooting steps listed at

Note: This email address cannot accept replies.

If you receive something like this then you needn’t be alarmed as this is one of the gateways IM+ uses to connect to Google Talk on your behalf. Of course, the IP address is subject to change but if you get this e-mail from Google shortly after a login attempt then you shouldn’t have much to worry about.

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