Google adds security features to help block unverified apps
The warning screen will help screen out phishing attempts while still allowing access. Google adds security features to lessen the risk of unverified apps. After dealing with security concerns like the Google Docs phishing debacle. Google has been adding quite a few new security features for its services and apps. Along with better protection for Gmail accounts and whitelist procedures for G Suite users. Now, the company is adding a new warning screen for any apps from developers that haven’t gone through Google’s app verification system, yet. Apple has a comparable method in the region for OS X known as Gatekeeper (which is not without its flaws), and home windows 10 blocks non-shop apps, as properly. Google adds features to help unverified apps. When you come across an unverified app, you’ll get a notification alert of that fact. reduce phishing scams from unverified apps.
To proceed, you’ll need to type in “continue” in the provided field, which lessens the chance you’ll just hit an “ok” button and potentially get exposed to malicious code. lessen the risk of unverified apps. As TechCrunch notes, the warning also contains the name of the app and its developer to further help you screen out phishing attempts. block unverified apps reduce. Developers can also test out their apps without having to wait for verified status, either, since users can bypass the warning. Google Introduces New Security Features. “We’re committed to fostering a healthy ecosystem for both users and developers,” writes Google’s Naveen Agarwal and Wesley Chun in a blog post. “These new notices will inform users automatically if they may be at risk, enabling them to make informed decisions to keep their information safe, and will make it easier to test and develop apps for developers.”