Google’s New Chrome Extension Alerts You If Your Passwords Have Been Leaked

We’ve reached a point where new data breaches are announced on what seems like a weekly basis. It’s almost impossible to keep up with all the breaches and your password situation, but a new Chrome extension from Google is here to help.

The extension, simply called Password Checkup, monitors your login credentials (usernames and passwords) and then lets you know if they’ve been part of a data breach. Simple enough.

Of course, allowing an extension to read all your username and password information can raise privacy concerns….

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