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Google is announcing a few security-related updates today, including new cross-app alerts that will tell you when there’s a security issue with your Google account. The idea is that you’ll be notified when Google detects a potentially serious security issue with your account no matter what Google app you’re using at the time.
Here’s a GIF provided by Google to give you an idea of what the new alert looks like:
The alerts are rolling out on a limited basis in the coming weeks, but they’ll only be on iOS at first, Google tells The Verge. The company plans to expand them more broadly early next year, according to a blog post.
The company is also adding a guest mode to Google Assistant, which won’t save any requests to your…tech, The Verge