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Google Ups Malware Protection for ‘Advanced Protection’ Users

September 17, 2020

Aimed at providing high-risk users such as politicians and their staff, business executives, journalists, and activists with an additional layer of protection for their accounts, the Advanced Protection Program was launched in October 2017. Any user can enroll to take advantage of the improved security options.

Initially, the program required the use of physical security keys, but Google started including security keys in Android phones last year, and announced support for activating security keys on iPhones earlier this year.

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