According to the report, some of the attacks began when the targets received text messages that appeared to be from Google saying that there had been an unauthorized attempt to access their Gmail
Create new contacts directly from Gmail
in one click.
, started 11 years ago, is the far more popular email service.
Google's own Transparency Report, which shows real-time traffic to Google services, displayed a sharp drop-off in traffic to Gmail
from China on Friday.
Organizations rely on Gmail
to create and collaborate on information at every level of the business, from highly secure financial information to employee recruiting.
, which includes calendar and chat features, has soared in popularity over the past decade to become one of Google's most successful product offerings.
That means approximately one in five Gmail
users are affected by tabs.
operator Google characterised the phishing - which was
The "Scroogled" attacks depict Gmail
as a snoopy service that scans the contents of messages to deliver ads related to topics being discussed.
users can now attach files up to 10GB in size by selecting them from the Google Drive cloud storage service.
users can make low-cost calls from within the popular e-mail service to a traditional landline or mobile phone number as of August 4.
It has features that Gmail
and Yahoo have had for years, and some of the new clever features such as drag and drop images and videos from a search engine within the Hotmail window may not make you go back to Hotmail.
At the risk of inconveniencing some users, Google has moved its Gmail
to a more secure protocol.
You use GMail
as your email communication channel, and frequently have to refer to mails exchanged between your friends or contacts.
Google's free e-mail service, Gmail
, experienced an outage in late September that lasted about 90 minutes, but the relatively quick fix wasn't enough for outraged Gmail
users, who took to Twitter and to online message boards to voice their displeasure.