google chat: Google to warn users of phishing attacks in chat

New Delhi: Google announced that it displays warning notifications in its Chat application to protect users from hackers and phishing attacks.

“In google chatyou’ll see banners warning of potential phishing and malware messages from users with personal Google accounts, “the company said in a statement.

“These warning banners, which are already available in gmail and Google Drive, help protect users from malicious actors by keeping data safe, “he added.

Google Chat recently replaced Hangouts.

In Gmail, warning banners appear when you reply to emails sent from outside your organization.

“Now, Android warning banners are also displayed when new external recipients are added. Administrators can enable or disable these warning labels specific to their organization,” the company informed.

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The new feature, available in the next two weeks, will be available to everyone Google workspace Customers, as well as legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers, along with users with personal Google accounts.

The tech giant, at its latest I / O developer conference in 2022, announced several security measures to increase user security, including warnings of potential security problems and recommendations for resolving them.

Google has introduced privacy measures to help users gain greater control over how their data is used by its applications.

The company has also released the second beta of its Android 13 operating system which offers a number of new features and user controls, along with updates for privacy and security.

In Android 13, apps need to get your permission before sending you notifications.

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