How Google is heading toward safe, global Gmail

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CSO | August 14th, 2014 Google has made an important change to its Gmail spam filter that is expected to make targeted phishing attacks more difficult while allowing for a more global webmail service. The Internet company recently took a step toward more global email by accepting non-Latin and accented Latin characters approved by the…

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

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By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 The company is tackling scammers’ use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites. Google is boosting Gmail’s ability to detect and block malicious emails from spammers and scammers that exploit similarities among Unicode characters to dupe users into clicking…

Google denies report of Gmail security risk on Apple iOS

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 11th, 2014 Google has denied a security vendor report that users of Gmail on Apple iOS could have data intercepted because of a missing security component in the popular app. Lacoon Mobile Security, which is based in the U.S. and Israel, reported that Gmail lacks certificate “pinning,” a process…