Android Malware-infected Gmail Account

This tool tells you if your Gmail account was infected with malware

November 30th at 3:29 PM

This tool tells you if your Gmail account was infected with malware

Cybersecurity Check Point discovered a new piece of Android malware called Gooligan that’s able to steal email addresses. More than 1 million Google accounts connected to older Android versions are at risk, but there’s a tool you can use to see if you’re one of them. More →

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Google Gmail App iPhone Redesign

Google’s redesigned Gmail app for iPhone is faster and better looking

November 7th at 4:01 PM

Google’s redesigned Gmail app for iPhone is faster and better looking

On Monday morning, Google rolled out a comprehensive redesign for the Gmail app on iOS. In a blog post regarding the update, Google explains that this is the “biggest overhaul of the app in nearly four years,” when version 2.0 arrived.

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Gmail Security Warnings Authenticated Sender

Gmail has new security tricks to block malware emails

August 11th at 6:50 AM

Gmail has new security tricks to block malware emails

Gmail is one of the most popular email services out there, and Google is taking extra steps to try to prevent malicious individuals from targeting Gmail users with malware and phishing campaigns. The company is rolling out a tiny feature to web and Android users of Gmail that might make a world of difference when it comes to online security. More →

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Best Gmail Tricks and Tips

6 of the best Gmail tricks you never knew existed

July 27th at 12:48 PM

6 of the best Gmail tricks you never knew existed

Whether you’re inundated with messages from family members and friends, responding to clients day in and day out or are constantly bombarded with PR pitches (like us), you probably wish that you could work your way through your Gmail inbox faster. As it turns out, with a few simple tricks, you can.

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Gmail Tricks

New free tool lets you send Gmail attachments that self-destruct

June 16th at 11:22 AM

New free tool lets you send Gmail attachments that self-destruct

One of the best things about Gmail — aside from the fact that it offers tons of storage and a terrific feature set for free — is that Google not only allows but encourages enhancements from third-party developers. There are a whole host of essential Gmail plug-ins out there and we’ve covered many of them right here on the site. We recently came across a new one that instantly became one of our favorites, and we’ll tell you about it in this post. More →

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Mail.ru, Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft Email Heist

Over 272 million email accounts stolen from Gmail, Microsoft, Yahoo and more

May 4th at 12:10 PM

Over 272 million email accounts stolen from Gmail, Microsoft, Yahoo and more

A new report shows that hackers from Russia have obtained login credentials for more than 272.3 million email accounts, which are now available for sale in Russia’s criminal underworld, a Most of them are Mail.ru accounts, though the list also includes smaller fractions of Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft email users. More →

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Google Gmail Drop Mic April Fool's

Google’s hilarious April Fools joke backfires spectacularly

April 1st at 7:15 AM

Google’s hilarious April Fools joke backfires spectacularly

Every year on April 1st, Google unveils several completely fake tech products to make us laugh on April Fools Day. This year, it introduced a hilarious “Mic Drop” feature in Gmail. Unfortunately, because the feature is built into Gmail and not all people pay attention to tiny user interface changes, this email addition actually cost some people their jobs. Consequently, Google pulled the prank to make sure other don’t suffer the same consequences.

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Gmail Warning Government Hackers

Google says 1 million Gmail accounts might have been targeted by government hackers

March 25th at 5:20 PM

Google says 1 million Gmail accounts might have been targeted by government hackers

Intelligence agencies all over the world look to collect information pertinent to their various operations, and that involves hacking emails accounts. Google for a while now has been able to identify such government-backed hackers, and notify potentially affected customers so they can take immediate action.

In an update on the ways Gmail is getting even more secure (which is good news in the wake of the Apple vs. FBI scandal), Google revealed that as many as 1 million Gmail accounts may have been targeted by government-backed attackers so far. More →

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Google Gmail App Updates

Google’s latest Gmail app updates significantly improve the mobile experience

February 24th at 12:00 PM

Google’s latest Gmail app updates significantly improve the mobile experience

Google is constantly updating its apps and services to fix bugs and add new features, but every once in a while, a series of major improvements will all hit at the same time. That’s the case this Wednesday, as Google announced that it’s bringing rich text formatting and instant RSVPs to its Gmail app on Android devices. More →

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Gmail Gmailify Announced Yahoo Outlook

Now you can get Gmail’s best features even if you don’t have a Gmail account

February 17th at 1:23 PM

Now you can get Gmail’s best features even if you don’t have a Gmail account

Are you a longtime Outlook or Yahoo user who regularly feels envy over some of the cool features you can get in Gmail? Well worry not, because Google has announced a new option that lets you take advantage of Gmail’s best features without leaving behind your longtime email address. More →

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Gmail Security Settings

Gmail just added 2 new features aimed at keeping you safe

February 9th at 12:00 PM

Gmail just added 2 new features aimed at keeping you safe

Happy Safer Internet Day! Wait, you had no idea it was Safer Internet Day? And you say you don’t even know what Safer Internet Day is? As noted on the Safer Internet Day website, it’s a day each year in February that Insafe organizes to “promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world.” Online security is a hugely important topic, needless to say, so BGR fully endorses this great annual event. Guess who else endorses it: Google.

The world’s top Internet company is celebrating this event in a few different ways, the most widely publicized of which has been a simple offer that will get you an extra 2GB of Google Drive cloud storage for free if you perform a quick security check. But Google has also just announced two new Gmail features that are aimed at keeping you and your private data safe. More →

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Gmail WhatsApp Billion Users

Gmail and WhatsApp each have more than 1 billion active monthly users

February 2nd at 6:50 AM

Gmail and WhatsApp each have more than 1 billion active monthly users

Not many companies can brag with such successful apps, but Google and Facebook are no ordinary online services providers. Both Gmail and WhatsApp have more than one billion users each, meaning that one person in seven uses one of the two services. More →

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Google Gmail Tips And Tricks

Essential Gmail hacks from a former Google insider

January 27th at 10:38 AM

Essential Gmail hacks from a former Google insider

I love reading about essential tips and tricks for making Gmail better and what better place to look for new tips than from former Google employees? A little while back, former Googler Rodolphe Dutel wrote an interesting list of Gmail tips that featured both some familiar tricks and some new ones that I’d never heard of before. I’ll go through some of the most interesting ones below. More →

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