Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome Roll Out Password Protection ToolsThe new tools on Chrome and Edge will make it easier for browser users to discover – and change – compromised passwords.
Two major browsers –Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome – are rolling out default features, which they say will better help notify users if their password has been compromised as part of a breach or database exposure.
Edge and Chrome’s moves signify a bigger push by browsers to solve the big “password problem” plaguing the security industry. Over the past two years, major browsers (including Mozilla Firefox) have launched built-in tools for helping users identify passwords that are increasingly wrapped up in data breaches – and easily change them...
January 22, 2021
What do you think of this new feature?
Not much use to me personally.
a ) I don't let browsers save passwords.
b ) I run clean up software which wipes them out anyways if the browser didn't behave as requested (set to clean all history and passwords on closing which none of them do 100%)