Chrome’s new password leak protection alerts you when your login has been hacked

Chrome’s new password leak protection alerts you when your login has been hacked

Posted August 27, 2019

Chrome’s new password leak protection alerts you when your login has been hacked

Source: Komando
By: Janet Perez
Published: August 27, 2019

* Americans are not very careful about their passwords. Even with the growing number of large data breaches, it’s hard to get people to change their passwords.
* In February, Google released the Chrome Extension Password Checkup. As you log in to a site, the extension automatically scans your passwords as you enter them.
* If it matches an exposed password you’ll receive an alert to change it, as well as some suggestions on how to make your new password more secure.