Gmail for Android Now Warns of Phishing Attempts
Google has updated Gmail for Android with a new security feature. Moving forward, links within emails that lead to suspicious sites will call up a warning from Google. The tool specifically looks for phishing attacks and will warn people as they click links. The new security feature arrives just as a massive phishing scheme attempted to sucker Google Docs users. Google says this new Gmail security feature is being fast tracked to all users.
Aug 11, 2017
Google today said its Gmail app for iOS devices now relies on similar anti-phishing technology already available to Gmail for Android. Google began using a new algorithm earlier this to spot possible phishing attacks and emails with suspicious links.
Apr 25, 2018
Google today introduced new features to Gmail both on the web and on mobile devices. The web version of Gmail sees the largest number of changes and adds smart features meant to help people move through their email more efficiently.
Sep 18, 2017
Google today said its G Suite customers will soon be able to take advantage of active hyperlinks in Gmail and Inbox that simplify the process of sending emails or making calls. Both mobile apps will convert text, such as phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses, into interactive links.
May 31, 2017
Google says it is using a new method to identify and target phishing attempts within Gmail. Moving forward, Google is using a new algorithm that "flags and delays potentially suspicious messages."