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Google strengthens cyber security on Safer Internet Day

New Delhi: In a bid to make sure that everything about how you use the Internet is private, safe, and secure, technology giant Google India has rolled out several new features and resources designed to protect users online.

The move comes on the occasion of safer internet day which is celebrated worldwide on the second day of the second week of February.

“With an increase in the number of users coming online and the rise in the penetration of smartphone users in India, we at Google are committed to offering users a safe Internet experience,” Sunita Mohanty, director, trust and safety, Google India said in a statement.

“We are adding five million new users a month taking the user base of a connected’ Indians to 500 millions online by 2018-2019. It’s more important now than ever before to ensure the data and profiles of these users is safe online,” Mohanty added.

Some other measure which the internet giant will take to protect your mails are for instance, Gmail will now warn its users against emails they send or receive from sources that don’t support TLS encryption on its web version. (ANI)