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Google to revamp security to fight political hacks - IT PRO

Google is reportedly preparing a security update to protect against against cyber attacks and political hacking. The update, dubbed the Advanced Protection Program, is expected to be rolled out next month and will offer new features for protecting its ...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'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 »

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 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 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 has a plan to make your account even more secure - TechRadar

Right now two-factor authentication is the best way of protecting your Google account, where you need your email address, your password, and a specific code generated by your phone to gain access to your Google stuff on a new computer - if your ...and more »

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

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 data and introduces a replacement for two ...and more »

Google Reportedly Retooling User Security with Optional USB Security Keys - XDA Developers (blog)

Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., plans to implement the Advanced Protection Program next month according to a report from Bloomberg. This is a system designed to fully replace two factor authentication and is seen as much more secure. It is ...and more »