It wrote: "While not all affected email will necessarily be dangerous, we encourage you to be extra careful about clicking on links in messages that you’re not sure about.And with this update, you’ll have another tool to make these kinds of decisions."Unfortunately, the new security measures are currently only available on Gmail for Android.Wombat Security is a leader in security awareness and training.
If you have bought a personal version of the software online or from a retail shop you are allowed to install the software on 3 different computers within a household.
If you have got the software from a partner you may only be able to install the software once, depending on the license provided.
So – web users should still be on the look-out for suspicious URLs within emails.
Earlier today, Alphabet Inc – the parent company behind Google, Waymo, and more – warned users about the terrifying phishing attack that hit Google users.
Following the update, whenever a user taps a suspicious link inside Gmail – a warning message will appear."Warning – phishing (web forgery) suspected," the pop-up cautions users."The site you are trying to visit has been identified as a forgery, intended to trick you into disclosing financial, personal or other sensitive information."The new Gmail feature appears to be part of the US search firm's Safe Browsing database, which catalogs webpages known to host malware or fool surfers into revealing sensitive information.
Google announced the new security feature on its official blog.While you now do not need anti-virus to protect against sensitive data being stolen when you use the internet, anti-virus protects your PC from other threats in other areas of your system and has the ability to remove viruses.For this reason we recommend all users install anti-virus and keep it up-to-date.Google said: 'While not all affected email will necessarily be dangerous, we encourage you to be extra careful about clicking on links in messages that you're not sure about.'And with this update, you'll have another tool to make these kinds of decisions.' The update follows a malicious email that was flagged yesterday that included an invitation to view a Google Doc.Google has beefed-up Gmail's ability to spot phishing attacks.Google revealed the new feature in a post on its G Suite updates blog.