Today, Google is announcing some security-related updates, including new cross-app alerts that notify you when a security issue occurs with your Google account. The idea is that you will be notified when Google detects that your account may have a serious security issue, regardless of the Google app you are using at the time.
This is a GIF provided by Google to show how new alerts will be displayed.
The alert will be rolled out in a limited way in the coming weeks, but Google says it will initially only appear on iOS. It is at stake. According to the company, it will expand even more extensively early next year. Blog post..
The company is also adding guest mode to the Google Assistant. This will prevent your request from being saved while your Google account is turned on. Once published, you can turn it on by saying “Hey Google, turn on guest mode”. According to Google, the new mode will be rolled out to Nest smart speakers and displays in the coming weeks. The Verge..
Also, if you need an easy way to check your Google account security and privacy settings, you can search for phrases like “Is my Google account safe?” Starting today, Google says. Display a summary of settings. Here is a screenshot showing what the result will be.
Google is also updating Safety Center website, Has information on the privacy and safety tools of Google products. The updated page contains details about 13 Google products such as Gmail, Chrome, YouTube, Android, and Pixel, and more products will be added in the future. The Verge.. The new site is available in the United States today and will soon be available worldwide.
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