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Google Will Retool User Security in Wake of Political Hack - Bloomberg

Google is preparing to upgrade its security tools for online accounts to better insulate users from cyberattacks and politically motivated hacks, according to two people familiar with the company's plan. The Alphabet Inc. company next month will begin ...and more »

Google plans to upgrade two-factor authentication tool after high-profile hacks - The Verge

Google plans on upgrading its two-factor authentication tool with an improved, physical security measure aimed at protecting high-profile users from politically motivated cyberattacks, according to a report from Bloomberg. The new service, to be called ...and more »

Google rumored to replace 2-factor with 'Advanced Protection' keys - Engadget

According to Bloomberg, Google is close to rolling out a hardware replacement for current 2-factor authentication setups. Right now, adding the need for a constantly changing code is one of the best ways to protect your account beyond just a password ...and more »

Google is further enhancing its user security tools with improved two-step authentication protocols - Firstpost

In the wake of several cyberattacks and hacks, Google is planning to bring a better security tool to the two-step authentication security feature. Google logo. According to a report by Bloomberg, Alphabet Inc's Google will be offering a security ...and more »

Google's new Gmail security: If you're a high-value target, you'll use physical keys - ZDNet

0:00. Autoplay: onoff. share; fullscreen. Google will soon be offering an Advanced Protection Program to lock down the Gmail accounts of high-value targets. According to Bloomberg, the new Gmail service will block third-party apps from accessing user ...and more »

Google's upcoming security upgrade is only for its high-risk users - SlashGear

Google is readying special security tools for its high-profile users, reports claim, going beyond mere two-factor authentication. The development comes as investigations into the political impact of alleged Russian hacking during the US election in ...and more »

Gmail to rollout physical security option for executive users - Digital Journal

Google will soon launch upgraded security options for better protection, according to a recent report. The company is boosting the email protections used to keep sensitive data safe. The changes target executives and politicians and include physical ...and more »

Google To Offer Security Upgrades To High-Profile Executives - Deadline

Google plans on offering a new security program that will offer high-profile executives an upgrade from the standard protections on Gmail and Google Drive. The new service, called the Advanced Protection Program, will use physical USB security keys ...and more »

Google launching Gmail security tool to protect executives from high-profile attacks - TechRepublic

An upcoming security feature for Gmail will use two physical security keys to protect executives and other high-value targets from potential cyberattacks, according to a Friday Bloomberg report. The feature, known as Advanced Protection Program, will ...and more »

Google's new Advanced Protection Program could replace two-factor codes - Digital Trends

In the never-ending battle with hackers and crackers around the world, Google is looking to improve the security of its users beyond current two-factor authentication practices. According to one reported rumor, the search giant is planning to introduce ...and more »