Google announces new ways to protect their e-mail

Mar

25

2016

Google announced today via her blog specialized security updates for new security features has added to its e – mail service “Gmail” Gmail.

The update brings the most prominent feature Safe Browsing Safe Browsing into the “Gmail” service. The company has launched “Safe Browsing” since 2007 in the Chrome browser, a feature that show the user a warning in the event of his clicking on a link from the site belongs to the publisher sites or malware that steal user data. With the new update this feature became available under the “Gmail” the same, regardless of the browser or email application used to access “Gmail” accounts, where users of Gmail will begin to benefit from these warning messages in the event of pressure on harmful links within the e-mail.

Google has also improved the warnings that appear to the user when there is doubt being exposed to attack government state-sponsored attack, where he became a warning message is a full-page telling the user what he must do to stay safe. The company said that less than 0.1% of its users greet warning messages about the likelihood of exposure to a government attack, but said that this kind of very sensitive and important attacks, usually targeting activists, journalists and politicians.
An example of the new Althdhirah message from government attacks
An example of the new Althdhirah message from government attacks

Google said that the security improvements put forward by the “Gmail,” a short while ago, which alerts the user if he sends a message to the postal service does not support encryption, has met with success and led to a decline in e-mail sent through the communication media is encrypted by 25%.

The new improvements will begin to appear automatically to users over the next week, according to the company it said.

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