Google Chrome is one of the widely used web browsers because of the array of features it offers. Along with strong security features, Google also gives you accessible and useful privacy controls so you can protect your online accounts. To make it more useful for users, Google has recently started rolling out new tools under Chrome’s privacy and security settings. With the help of these new tools, you can also check leaked passwords in Chrome.
Safety check in Chrome
There is a new safety check feature in settings, which can quickly confirm the safety of your saved passwords in Chrome. The new tool will tell you if the passwords have been compromised, and if they have, it also lets you fix them.
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The new feature will also let you turn on Safe Browsing, so Google will warn if you visit a dangerous site or download a harmful extension. If any such extension is installed, it will also tell you how to remove that.
The safety check tool will also quickly tell if your Chrome is up to date to the latest version.
Steps to Check Leaked Passwords
1] Open Chrome Browser and go to Settings
2] Here navigate to new ‘Safety check’ section and click on ‘Check Now’.
3] It will show the leaked password under ‘Password’ section as ‘password is compromised’.
4] Click on ‘Review’ and it will take you the leaked password’s account and you can change your password there.
Apart from this safety check, you should also turn on the safe browsing to stay away from malicious websites to keep your accounts safe. You can also use Chrome password suggestion to create a strong password.
The new security feature also tells you if your chrome is updated to the latest version. If not, you can update it from here. So that you can get advantage of the latest security and privacy features.
This is how you can now check leaked passwords in Chrome. You can also manage your passwords in Chrome. For more Google Chrome tips and tricks, follow us on social media.