has warned that numerous Gmail users will soon be wiped from the platform in an effort to tighten its security.
The tech giant announced that thousands of abandoned email accounts could be deleted from December amid hacking and scam fears.
Users who rely on compromised passwords will be among those deleted, in addition to those whose accounts have gone without regular security checks for two years.
This includes the failure to set up two-factor verification, according to Google.
In a blog post, it said: 'People want the products and services they use online to be safe and secure.
Which is why we have invested in technology and tools to protect our users from security threats, like spam, phishing scams and shopee.co.id account hijacking.
Google warned that numerous abandoned accounts could be deleted from December 2023
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