Chrome Can Now Warn Users Who Type Gmail Passwords in Bogus Sites

Google has recently released a new extension for Chrome to protect against phishing sites attempting to steal users passwords by mimicking login pages. This extension is called Password Alert, and adds another layer of protection against phishing sites in addition to the already implemented “Safe Browsing” feature. Anytime a user enters their password to a bogus page, they are given an opportunity to immediately reset the password. This is especially beneficial for users who create one password across many sites, as it helps to prevent breaches of several of the users’ sites simultaneously.

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