This article first appeared on August 23rd, 2012.
One of the worst fears of someone using a cloud-based service is that someone, somewhere, is accessing that same service.
To check your access history in Google, head to your Gmail account. In the very bottom right-hand corner of the screen, click on “Details”.
Then, a window will pop-up showing where the accounts have been accessed, what type of device accessed them, and even from what country. You may see some international countries accessing your account – this may be because applications can run through offshore servers instead of through Australia.