Gmail for Android gets anti-phishing security checks

May 4th, 2017   decode   news

Google has started pushing out a new update to its Gmail for Android app. The update brings along a new security feature: anti-phishing security checks.

“When you click on a suspicious link in a message, Gmail will show a warning prompt helping you keep your account safe,” the company explains. Here’s the warning prompt in question:

Coincidentally or not, this new feature comes shortly after a huge phishing attack related to Google Docs came into light. The Mountain View, California-based company has addressed that issue.


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