(Last Updated On: January 5, 2020)
Data are very essential elements for every work. On the one hand, it gives you lots of information with which you can successfully perform your work. While on the other side, if it is stolen, you may lose your privacy and secret. Nowadays you must be hearing about data piracy, hacking password and so on. Due to these all, people are losing their important data and privacy.
Many of you must have gone through Pishing, malware encounter and scam for a password. Because of these all, data security and privacy have become a topic of concern for everyone worldwide. Now not to worry anymore because Chrome provides better password protection for your data. Chrome has built-in safety protection which can be expanded for further use also.
Previously, Chrome used to check your password and username with billions of credentials that Google knows. With cross-check, it sends you a warning to check your password. Google comes with several improvements for password protection in its latest edition.
Regarding this security, Google will warn you whenever anyone tries to steal your password to breach data. It will give you a warning when your password is resued in another browser.
How does it work?
- Once your username and password are used by another data breach, google will store a hashed as well as encrypted data with a hidden unique key.
- Whenever you log in to your site, Google will resend those hashed data
- Google uses a private key to recheck your username and password with other encrypted data. It is done by keeping your record secret.
- If anyone has used your password and username, it will inform you through the message and asked you to change the password