Google Ups Gmail Security with ‘Verify it’s you’ Feature for Sensitive Actions

  • Google has announced new security measures including a ‘Verify it’s you’ confirmation for sensitive actions in Gmail.
  • Sensitive actions include editing filters, adding forwarding addresses, and enabling IMAP access, with verification using 2-Step Verification or another trusted method.
  • Upon failing verification, users will receive a ‘Critical security alert’ to lockdown accounts; feature available for all personal Google Accounts and Workspace customers.
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