Research carried out by Google engineers and academics from the University of California, Berkeley and the International Computer Science Institute has revealed that phishing attacks pose a more significant threat to users losing access to their Google accounts when compared to keyloggers or password reuse.
Google announced yesterday plans to stop scanning users' Gmail inboxes for advertising purposes, a decision that in theory should improve users' privacy, but in reality, it does not.
Continuing its efforts to bring AI into every little product it has, Google announced today that improvements it made to Gmail's machine learning algorithms help it detect and block spam and phishing messages with an accuracy of 99.9%.
A Twitter user by the name @EugenePupov is trying to take credit for the massive phishing attack that hit Gmail users last night, but currently available evidence isn't lining up with his statements.
Late Friday, last week, Google announced a new tool for security-minded users, called E2EMail, a Chrome extension that simplifies the installation of PGP encryption for Gmail.
Corporate email addresses are 4.3 more likely to receive malware compared to personal accounts, 6.2 times more likely to receive phishing lures, and 0.4 times less likely to receive spam.
Google says that starting with February 8, Chrome users will have to use version 54 or 55 (current) if they want to access their Gmail accounts.
To increase security for its users, starting on February 13th Google will begin block JS attachments in Gmail. Though this move This move definitely brings greater security to Gmail users, but will only cause malware distributors to switch to