Google accounts get new verification feature to prevent phishing attacks

Chris Smith reports:

In an update on its G Suite blog, Google announced the other day a new security feature for Google account holders who also happen to rely on Chrome for their web browsing activities.

Google wants to improve the security of your Google account by verifying that you’re indeed looking to sign into a Google account that you control. The move is meant to prevent anyone from silently signing into a Google account that may be owned by a malicious third party.

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