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Three key Gmail settings to activate now to stop hackers accessing your account

With over 1.5 billion, Google’s Gmail is without a doubt one of the most popular emailing platforms around the world.

If you use Gmail, it’s likely you have the basics down, but there are actually several important security settings that you may not be making the most of.

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Unsurprisingly, email accounts are key targets for cyberscammers, and if accessed, can give hackers access to your most private information.

Google explained: “When a bad guy steals your password, they could lock you out of your account, and then do some of the following:

“Go through – or even delete – all of your emails, contacts, photos, etc. Pretend to be you and send unwanted or harmful emails to your contacts.

“Use your account to reset the passwords for your other accounts (banking, shopping, etc.)”

To help make sure your Gmail account is as secure as possible, here are three easy security settings that you can put in place in a matter of minutes today.

With over 1.5 billion, Gmail is without a doubt one of the most popular emailing platforms around the world

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