Gmail now has Machine Learning Algorithms that help it block 99.9% of phishing mails

Date: June 1, 2017 Published by

  • Gmail gets smarter

    The company claims that the new Machine Learning Algorithms help block sneaky spam and phishing messages from invading your cluttered inbox with 99.9 percent accuracy.

  • With phishing attacks on the rise, the world over Google has now started rolling out new Machine Learning Algorithms to Gmail, that help the service detect potential phishing attacks through the client early.
  • The early phishing detection system delays select messages to perform rigorous analysis.
  • The blog post over at Google says “Our detection models integrate with Google Safe Browsing machine learning technologies for finding and flagging phishy and suspicious URLs.
  • The new feature set also includes click-time warnings for malicious links, unintended external reply warnings and built-in defences against new threats.