Google’s Password Alert Chrome extension will warn you if you enter your details on a phishing page

People trying to steal your information through carefully crafted phishing websites is nothing new, but Google actively warning you if you fall foul of these attempts certainly is. As of today, there’s a new chrome extension called Password Alert that will warn you if a website that you type your sign-in information into isn’t a legitimate Google sign-in page. Once installed, the Chrome extension saves a “scrambled” version of your account password, Google says. This scrambled version is stored to verify your identity and isn’t shared with anyone else. If you do then unwittingly type your password into a phishing…

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