At Google's Cloud Next 2021, the search giant announced new measures to help safeguard users from malicious files. These alerts were rolled out to those file syncing services late last year.
With Drive for desktop, the users can access files directly from the cloud on their Mac or PC, which frees up disk space and saves your network bandwidth.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Cyber criminals and pirates of the Internet now have a new goldmine in Google Drive where they are freely storing and sharing illegal software licenses, movies, games and porn content — most of which have allegedly been indexed in Google Search as some Drive users made such links public in […]
New Delhi: Just like Gmail, Google will now keep your trashed files in its Drive platform for only 30 days and start deleting those once the deadline is crossed, starting October 13. Currently, Google Drive keeps all files, including the trashed ones, indefinitely. “Starting October 13, 2020, we’re changing the retention policies for items in […]
San Francisco: After several users complained that they were either unable to access Google services like YouTube on Tuesday, the tech giant confirmed the root cause of this was “external” and under investigation. Internet research firm ThousandEyes, however, claimed that “traffic to certain Google destinations appears to be routed through an ISP in Russia and […]
Madrid: The world’s most popular freeware instant messaging app confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories. WhatsApp, which is owned by tech giant Facebook, had reached an agreement with Google last August to store […]
San Francisco: Google is rolling out the ability to initiate manual backups to Google Drive — that does not need the usually recommended Wi-Fi — on Android devices including the older ones, a media report said. Previously, for backups, a smartphone had to be connected to a Wi-Fi network and the device would have to […]