Thursday August 11, 2016

Gmail Making Email Safer With New Security Warnings

In a recent blog post, Google outlined security changes the company is making to Gmail that will hopefully keep you safe from suspicious email and web sites.

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On the web or Android, if you receive a message that can’t be authenticated with either Sender Policy Framework (SPF) or DKIM, you’ll see a question mark in place of the sender’s profile photo, corporate logo, or avatar. On the web, if you receive a message with a link to a dangerous site known for phishing, malware, and Unwanted Software, you’ll begin to see warnings when you click on the link. These warnings are an extension of the Safe Browsing protection available to various web browsers today.