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Google Tackles Gmail Spam with Tensorflow

February 7, 2019

Tensorflow, Google’s open-source machine learning framework, has been used to block 100 million spam messages.
Google reports Gmail is blocking 100 million extra spam emails per day following the implementation of Tensorflow, its open source, machine-learning framework, to supplement existing spam detection.

Machine learning isn’t new to Gmail: Google has long been using machine-learning models and rule-based filters to detect spam, and its current protections have reportedly prevented more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from landing in Gmail inboxes. Today’s attackers seek new ways to hit Gmail’s 1.5 billion users and 5 million business clients with advanced threats.

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