Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New Chrome extension warns you when your Google password gets phished

Google engineers have released an extension for their Chrome browser that warns users when they accidentally enter their Google password into a phishing page aimed at hijacking their account. The freely available, open-source extension is known as Password Alert. It stores a user's Google password in a one-way encrypted format known as a cryptographic hash. If the user types the same Google password into a non-Google website, the extension generates a warning that the user has just been...-> read more
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