Gmail allows Remote Log Off
Email Security is often our primary concern as our email contains a lot of personals as well as professional information. Our Web based email do give us the advantage of using it from anywhere. But what if we forget to sign out . Sometimes we just close the browser but the session remains open and any other person can access our information. To address such issues, Gmail has introduced the Remote Log off feature.
Thorough this feature, users can sign themselves out remotely. You you access your Gmail account from several PC’s, this will be helpful. If you forget to sign out from somewhere, you will be able to do it remotely. Gmail will display information regarding whether your account is open at another location or not. Apart from this, you will also know about the time of last activity in you account. The information will be visible at the bottom of the inbox. If you click on the “Details” link, Detailed information including IP address from where account is being accessed and recent activities will be displayed. And it will also tell you about any unauthorized access if there has been one.
Gmail has slowly started distributing it to all the users. Though it is not a foolproof method, it is still quite useful.