Google has said that it will start to proactively warn internet users when it suspects that “state-sponsored attackers” have attempted to break into accounts.
In an official blog entry, Google says how it will display the warning to users of Chrome, Gmail and its search engine when it believes the users have been the target of state-sponsored attacks.
The message reads:
Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer. Protect yourself now
The obvious question to ask is.. how does Google determine if an attack is state-sponsored or not? The…
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