GOOGLE is coming down even harder against breached passwords with a new warning to users most at risk.
The tech firm has alerted people if their password was part of a hack for some time now.
This means you can change your details before a hacker attempts to use them to access your accounts.
So far, it’s been available on Google Chrome for desktop.
But the company is going a step further, introducing the alert to Chrome on Android devices too.
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Password Checkup for Android is the latest useful feature to land on Google Assistant.
The additional protection will help users to “check their saved credentials for security vulnerabilities and provides a list of actions to improve online hygiene,” as Google puts it.
When the notification appears, Google Assistant will offer to create a new password for you automatically.
It’ll then be stored on your Google account to summon whenever you need to access that site.
To benefit from the feature, you’ll need to have the latest version of Google Play installed.
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The move is one of several tougher steps from the tech giant of late.
A new pop-up warning was recently launched for Google Chat, alerting users of suspicious links that come up in conversations.
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Google is also adding a user safety status to apps they use, which will feature a yellow alert icon on their profile picture whenever something is flagged.
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