Google’s new Password Checkup tells you if your accounts can be compromised

By GIXnews

Legions of people use awful, easily guessable passwords. Much worse, many people reuse passwords across multiple sites and services. That means that if one site leaks your info, the hackers can potentially gain access to any of your other accounts that use the same login information. Google wants to stop that from happening. Today, the site launched Password Checkup, a new service that checks all of the passwords you’ve saved in Chrome against lists of known leaks to see if your data’s been compromised.

The feature builds on top of the password manager Google built into Chrome late last year.

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Source:: IT news – Security