Topic: Gmail

Google toughens security with Gmail encryption

WASHINGTON : Google said Thursday its popular Gmail service would use encryption to thwart snooping, in the latest move by the tech sector reassuring customers following revelations about US surveillance programs.“Your email is important to you, and making sure it stays safe and always ...

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January 26, 2014

Google fixes Gmail after brief outage

Reuters  SAN FRANCISCO-Google Inc suffered a service outage that briefly took down Gmail, the email service used by hundreds of millions of people and many businesses across the globe.Google, which first acknowledged the outage at 11:12 am Pacific Time, said a little over an hour later that ...

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December 09, 2013

Indian govt wakes up to risk of Hotmail, Gmail

Annie BANERJIWorried by US spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications, but the man responsible for drafting the rules still regularly uses Hotmail.Like many of his peers in ministries across New Delhi, IT Minister Kapil Sibal’s ...

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December 06, 2013

2m Facebook, Gmail, Twitter passwords stolen

Metro LONDON-Two million passwords for social media and email accounts have been released online by hackers, IT security experts have discovered. The passwords for the compromised accounts are believed to have been collected by a botnet which uses infectious software to take note of the keystrokes ...

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October 02, 2012

Iran unblocks access to Gmail

TEHRAN  - Iran on Monday removed online blocks on Gmail but a govt Internet filtering committee official said other, additional censorship was being prepared against YouTube. Internet users in Iran found themselves able to freely access their Gmail accounts for the first time since the blocks ...