Uh Oh: Google Deleting Some Accounts

Google announced on Tuesday its intention to delete accounts that have remained inactive for over two years. The decision was prompted by security concerns related to dormant accounts and the vulnerability of their passwords.

In an effort to mitigate potential security risks, Google will delete accounts that have not been accessed for an extended period. The company’s rationale is based on the assumption that such accounts are more susceptible to compromised passwords.

Additionally, Google noted that inactive accounts are less likely to have two-factor authentication enabled, which provides an extra layer of security. The company further emphasized that these accounts receive fewer security checks from users.

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