How to Check if Your Passwords Have Been Leaked

Password leak check on Android and iPhone

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What does it do?

This checks if your password has been compromised.

Why should I care?

Data leaks and breaches happen often. Imagine creating an account on a streaming web site. Then (hypothetically) the streaming site gets hacked and the hacker get ahold of everybody’s username and the password.

Since you save

your passeords to Chrome, so they can get autofilled, Chrome knows what your passwords are. This feature in Chrome checks your existing passwords agaist those that have been leaked in known data breaches.

How to do this?

  1. Open Chrome

  2. Tap on Settings

  3. Tap on Passwords

  4. Tap on Check Passwords

  5. You will be notified if any of your passwords have been found in a known online data breach

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