GOOGLE ANNOUNCES PASSWORD CHECKUP EXTENSION FOR CHROME

Google password checkup
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Search giant Google has announced an extension for chrome browser called Password Checkup that will help user to protect their accounts from third party data breaches.

What is Google Password Checkup?

It’s an extension for chrome browsers, if Google detects that a username and password on a site used by the account holder is among the 4 million credentials, which are known to have been compromised, then this extension will flash a waning. This Chrome extension will also suggest that the user should change their password given this account or password was likely compromised.

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Google claims Password Checkup ensures that no one, including the search giant, can get the account details of the years. The blog post says the company developed “privacy-protecting techniques with the help of cryptography researchers at both Google and Stanford University.”