Gmail gets biggest security update in years
Google has rolled out a new text classification system to Gmail, bringing one of the biggest security upgrades in recent years to the mail service.
It involves the classification system RETVec, short for Resilient & Efficient Text Vectorizer. A mail service like Gmail relies on classificatio... Read more
Google makes Gmail and Chrome more secure
Google has implemented new security features for Gmail and Chrome. In addition to measures for bulk e-mail and passkeys, these include a darkweb monitoring service and the use of the Google app as a credential provider for logins.
Over the past month, for example, the tech giant has taken steps ... Read more
Google sets stricter requirements for bulk email senders in fight against spam
Google wants to make Gmail inboxes free of spam, announcing stricter requirements that apply to senders of bulk email. The measures will go into effect in February 2024.
According to the tech giant, Google is trying to use AI technology to protect its Gmail users from spam and other unwanted e-m... Read more
Google will discontinue the HTML version of Gmail by early 2024
Google will stop supporting Gmail in Basic HTML starting January 2024. As of that month, Gmail will only be operational in Standard view.
End users can still use their Gmail in an HTML view until January next year. From that month on Google is going to stop supporting this option, the tech giant... Read more
Google Workspace updates secure actions in Gmail and help collaborations
Google is rolling out four updates to Google Workspace products. Google Meet, Gmail, Apps Script and Google Chat get new features.
Over the next two weeks, four updates will be rolled out to Google Workspace users. Google announced the updates yesterday.
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Scammers waste no time exploiting Gmail’s new verification system
Gmail's new blue checkmark verification system debuted less than a month ago and was designed to help businesses verify their marketing emails and distinguish them as legitimate. However, the system's effectiveness falls short of its noble goal.
Last week, Chris Plummer, a senior cybersecurity a... Read more
Google Drive finally gets spam folder
Taking inspiration from its trusty sibling Gmail, the Drive interface is now equipped with a shiny new spam folder and algorithmic filters. This update aims to address the longstanding security issue that has plagued Drive users for years: the ability of random individuals to dump files into your a... Read more
Google’s answer to Microsoft’s CoPilot is called Duet AI
During Google I/O, Google is making all kinds of announcements about its existing range of services and applications. For Google Workspace, the company introduces Duet AI, which can accelerate work in many different ways. You can see it as Google's answer to Microsoft CoPilot.
Duet AI is basica... Read more
Blue verified checkmarks will soon show on Gmail
In a move to help users identify legitimate senders versus impersonators on its platform, Google is set to introduce blue checkmarks next to select senders' names on Gmail, according to an announcement by the tech giant on Wednesday.
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The blue checkmarks will be added to ... Read more
Microsoft Outlook gets Gmail support
Users of the Microsoft 365 insider program will get access to Gmail on the new Outlook app. The support also includes integration of the Google Calendar feature.
Insider users of the Outlook app on Windows have been able to switch to the updated version for some time. Those not keen on the new d... Read more