Chrome 79 Helps Protect Your Passwords

MakeUseOf | 12/12/2019 | Dave Parrack
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Google has released Chrome 79, which comes with tools designed to keep you safe online. The headline feature is better password protections, which means Chrome will warn you when your password has been stolen and protect you from phishing attempts.

With Chrome 79, Google is ramping up its efforts to keep us all safe while we’re online. And with new threats to our security emerging all of the time, this is more important than ever. Thankfully, Chrome 79 should make it harder for hackers and phishers to succeed.

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This is thanks to three of Chrome’s built-in safety protections being expanded. These being password protections, realtime phishing protections, and predictive phishing protections. All of which are outlined in this post on The Keyword.

The first improvement means that “Chrome will now warn you if your username and password have been compromised in a data breach on some site or app.” This is an expansion of the Password Checkup, and you’ll now be warned as you browse the web.

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