, offers a warning to the user whenever they are entering their Google account password other than Google domain.
The ultimate aim of this extension is to protect the users from unauthenticated access or from harmful websites, which seems to be real services that lure you to enter your login credentials in the fake pages. The developer of this extension has designed in such a way that, whenever you enter your Google password and it will crosscheck the services where you were entering the password and alerts you that moment itself.
According to the blog post,
Password Alert is also available to Google for Work customers, including Google Apps and Drive for Work. Your administrator can install Password Alert for everyone in the domains they manage, and receive alerts when Password Alert detects a possible problem. This can help spot malicious attackers trying to break into employee accounts and also reduce password reuse. Administrators can find more information in the Help Center.
If the entered password is matched, it will prompt the warning message as shown in the image below. As the password is stored in an encrypted manner, checking process won’t reveal the original password to the hackers.
At the same time, if you were entering the same password on other sites, it will prompt a same warning message. In the world of cyber era, recycling password is one of the bad habits that allow hackers to steal your password very easily. Suppose, if you’re using the same password in another platform, then you can disable the checking for that particular site also. Obviously, this will increase the security for the user while browsing the internet.
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