Many apps that have had access to Gmail data will find their access blocked soon as Google locks down API access, with the cut off date being 15 July. The new API policy was announced in October last year.
The outage that Google experienced on Monday AEST was caused by a configuration change that was pushed out to more servers than intended, the company says in a blog post.
Google's services have been affected by serious networking issues in the eastern part of the United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company says.
Gmail users are finding that details of all their purchases are being stored within their Google account, even though they do not use Google Pay, a post on Reddit claims.
Waves of DNS hijackings over the past three months, aimed at consumer-grade routers mostly from D-Link, have been diverting traffic from a number of well-known domains and directing them elsewhere.
It's not just Bendigo Bank that is down, but Gmail and Google Drive too, with digital outages a real world problem, not just virtual ones.
Google has mounted a defence of the way it scrutinises the activities of third-party add-ons within its Gmail email service, telling a number of US senators in a letter on Thursday that most add-ons which had malicious intentions were caught in a review before they were allowed to be deployed.
More than a year ago, Google pledged to stop its systems from snooping on Gmail inboxes in order to personalise advertising.
An obscure feature in Gmail, where the dots in the first bit of an email address do not matter, can be used to scam users from a site like Netflix where the dots do matter, a software engineer in the UK says.
Google has a lot of tech websites slobbering over its announcement of new security measures for accessing its Gmail email offering today, with all claiming that this makes Gmail the most secure email application on the planet (if not the galaxy).
Security company Avast says it has found similarities between the code injected into CCleaner and the APT17/Aurora malware created by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group in 2014/2015.
Czech cyber security company Avast has substantiated the findings by Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group that malware hidden in CCleaner, a popular application that allows Windows users to perform routine maintenance on their systems, was aimed at big technology companies in the US, Europe and Asia.
Google, the company whose former CEO said it had a policy “to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it”, says it will stop scanning personal Gmail accounts to deliver ads.
A magistrate judge in the US has ordered Google to hand over customers' mail messages it has stored abroad, arguing that since the company has access to them in the US they are subject to federal search warrants.
A number of American journalists have received warnings from Google that state-sponsored hackers are trying to break into their Gmail accounts.
Gmail users have been targeted by a highly effective phishing scam that, once it works, attempts to infect all those in one's address book.
Tough new rules on tracking users by messaging services, laid out by the European Commission in a revision of its ePrivacy Directive, will affect WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Gmail among others.
Google has agreed to change the way it scans emails destined for a Gmail user's inbox, following a class action lawsuit in California.
An Australian woman has been getting a flood of messages from Uber meant for a user in Kenya. Both Uber and Google are to blame.
Google appears to have backed down on blocking the accounts of individuals who resold its Pixel phones in order to make a profit.
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