How to protect your Google password with Password Alert

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How to protect your Google password with Password Alert. Password Alert helps protect against phishing attacks.

Password Alert is a Google's official extension for Chrome which protect you from typing your data Google account on malicious sites while browsing that falsely request your login details.

Il Phishing precisely it is the technique used by scammers on the internet to collect your access data (in this case the Google credentials) through false pages and access logins.



How to protect your Google password with Password Alert

 is an extension downloadable from the Chrome Web Store. After installation on Chrome, the open-source extension monitors your Google and Google Apps for Work (also Google Drive) accounts and protects them from phishing attacks while browsing the internet on your Chrome browser.

The extension validates an actual Google login page. If you type the Google password on a site that is not a Google login page and therefore falsely asks for your login credentials, the extension displays a warning and warns the dubious web page and identifies a fake google login form.

Thanks to the warning, you can quickly change the password you just entered on the fake page.



Conclusions

Password Alert di Google is an extension that should certainly be downloaded to surf safely and avoid phishing while browsing the web and thus be protected from this risk of having your account data stolen.

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