Updating your software is another option for improving your security online.
If a browser, operating system, or app is out-of-date, the software might not be safe from hackers.
Using unique, strong passwords is one of the most important ways to avoid your Gmail account being compromised.
Users should also remember how it risky it is to use the same password on multiple sites.
If one password for one site is hacked, it could be used to access accounts for multiple sites.
The removal of apps and browser extensions no longer needed is also recommended.