Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

By GIXnews


Google has launched a web-based hacked-password checker, part of its efforts to bake an alert system into Chrome.

Called “Password Checker,” the service examines the username-password combinations stored in Chrome’s own password manager and reports back on those authentication pairings that have been exposed in publicly-known data breaches.

[ Further reading: Google’s Chromium browser explained ]

The web version can be found at passwords.google.com, the umbrella site for Chrome users who run the browser after logging in with their Google account, then use that to synchronize data – including passwords – between copies of Chrome on different devices.

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Source:: IT news – Security