Tag: Gmail

5 Ways to Make Your Gmail Account Safer

Google’s Gmail is by far the most popular webmail app across the world with more than a billion active users monthly. It is an easy-to-use cloud service that allows the user to log in and read their messages from anywhere, and on any type of device. With a Google account, you can access all of Google services, including services such as Gmail, Google Drive and Google Photos. So the security …
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New Gmail Phishing Attack Can Fool Even Tech-Savvy Users

A new phishing campaign is targeting Gmail users all over the world. To be more precise, criminals are looking to obtain Gmail login credentials, in the hopes of using these accounts across other platforms as well. So far, this technique has proven to be highly efficient, and the new campaign even succeeds in tricking tech-savvy users into giving up their credentials. A very troublesome development, and a threat to keep …
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Mass Gmail and iCloud Hacker Pleads Guilty to Charges

Edward Majerczyk, 28, of Chicago plead guilty to hacking and illegally gaining access to over a hundred people’s private emails and iCloud accounts. Reports say that over 30 celebrities were hacked as well. Majerczyk’s official charge was computer fraud, and was issued in an Illinois Federal Court. Between November 2013 and August 2014,  Majerczyk operated a phishing scheme by sending fraud emails that appeared to be from the victims’ Internet …
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Gmail Labels Bitcoin Content From Google Alerts As Potentially Dangerous

Google needs to crack down on malicious financial advertisements, and it seems they are taking things well beyond the search engine platform itself. Emails received through Gmail are also flagged if they may contain potentially malicious content. Gmail Flags Bitcoin Content In Emails While it’s commendable for Google to take matters to the next level in the fight against malicious financial advertising, their filters might need some tweaking in the …
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