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Google's New Anti-Phishing Protections Rely on Machine Learning
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2017, 05:15:23 PM »
Google's New Anti-Phishing Protections Rely on Machine Learning
2 June 2017, 2:27 pm

Since a good share of cyber threats spread via phishing schemes, Google has announced it will hike up security by introducing several new features, while also improving the existing ones. 

Machine learning seems to be just about Google's favorite technology as of late, so it's no surprise that its early phishing detection system heavily relies on it. 

"Machine learning has helped Gmail achieve more than 99% accuracy in spam detection, and with these new protections, we're able to reduce your exposure to threats by confidently rejecting hundreds of millions of additional messages every day," the company said in a blog post. 

Google wants to ensure users' security by also implementing click-time warnings for malicious links, as well as warnings against unintended external replies. Furthermore, the company says it has updated its defenses against malicious attachments. 

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