Gmail

Pierluigi Paganini March 01, 2023
Google Gmail client-side encryption is available globally

Gmail client-side encryption (CSE) is now available for Workspace Enterprise Plus, Education Plus, and Education Standard customers. Google announced that Gmail client-side encryption (CSE) is now available for all Google Workspace Enterprise Plus, Education Plus, and Education Standard customers. In December, Google announced end-to-end encryption for Gmail (E2EE), with Gmail client-side encryption beta users can […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2022
Google announced end-to-end encryption for Gmail web

Google introduces end-to-end encryption for Gmail web to its Workspace and education customers to protect emails sent using the web client. Google announced end-to-end encryption for Gmail (E2EE), with Gmail client-side encryption beta, users can send and receive encrypted emails within their domain and outside of their domain.  Google E2EE was already available for users of Google […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2021
Gmail users from US most targeted by email-based phishing and malware

Google revealed that Gmail users from the United States are the most targeted by email-based phishing and malware. A joint five-month study conducted by Google with Stanford University researchers analyzed over 1.2 billion email-based phishing and malware attacks against Gmail users to determine what are factors influence the risk of attack. Experts discovered that malicious […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 20, 2020
Google fixed email spoofing flaw 7 hours after public disclosure

Google addressed an email spoofing vulnerability affecting Gmail and G Suite a few hours after it was publicly disclosed. Google addressed an email spoofing vulnerability affecting its Gmail and G Suite products a few hours after it was publicly disclosed, but the IT giant was ware of the flaw since April. On Wednesday, the researcher […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 17, 2020
Gmail blocked 18 Million phishing and malware emails using COVID-19 lures in a week

Google says that the Gmail malware scanners have blocked around 18 million phishing and malware emails using COVID-19 lures in just one week. Google announced that its anti-malware solutions implemented to defend its Gmail users have blocked around 18 million phishing and malware emails using COVID-19 lures within the last seven days. The IT giant also […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 27, 2020
Data on Detection of Malicious Documents in Gmail are impressive

Google revealed that the enhancements to its scanning system implemented in Gmail are boosting its detection capabilities. Google announced that the new scanning capabilities implemented in Gmail have increased the detection rate of malicious documents. The IT giant proudly announced that combining its existing machine learning models with other protections it was able to detect […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2019
Google addressed an XSS flaw in Gmail

Google addressed an XSS vulnerability in Gmail, the IT staff at Google defined the vulnerability as “awesome.” Michał Bentkowski, Chief Security Researcher from security frim Securitum, found an XSS vulnerability in Gmail and responsibly disclosed it this week after Google has addressed it.  The flaw, described by Google IT staff as an awesome XSS issue, resides […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2018
Hacking Gmail’s UX with from fields for phishing attacks

A glitch in Gmail could be exploited by hackers to carry out phishing attacks, the issue is related the way Gmail automatically files messages into Sent folder A bug in Gmail could be exploited by attackers to carry out phishing attacks, the flaw ties the way Gmail automatically files messages into the “Sent” folder. The bug […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 11, 2018
Italian researcher discovered that Gmail shutdown after sending a Zalgo text

Researchers at security firm We Are Segment have discovered a vulnerability in Gmail, a “distorted” message shuts down the most famous webmail in the world. This Cybersec company We Are Segment, part of the Interlogica group, discovered a severe vulnerability in Gmail. Last month the Italian firm made the headlines due to the discovery of the Tormoil […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2017
Google adds Anti-Phishing feature also to Gmail app for iOS

To fight phishing attacks, Google has introduced a security measure for its Gmail app for iOS that will help users identify and delete phishing emails. Phishing continues to be one of the most dangerous threats, crooks continue to devise new techniques to trick victims into providing sensitive information. The technique is still the privileged attack vector for […]