You can now upload from other password managers, add security notes and more. News 

Google Chrome Password Manager Receives Enhancements for Security and Usability

Google is giving its Password Manager, which is integrated into Chrome on desktop, Android, and iOS, a minor revamp that includes several new security and convenience features. Among these is a feature that encourages users to use the service correctly by enabling them to import a .csv file from a competing service. The saving system now also has its own mode in Chrome, which you can access via “Password manager” or “Manage passwords” in the Chrome menu when you are asked if you want to save a new credential. It…

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Passkeys offer a safer alternative to passwords and texted confirmation codes. Users won’t ever see them directly News 

Google is making strides in online security with cross-passwords for more secure logins

Good news for all password haters: Google has taken a big step to make them an afterthought by adding “passwords” as a simpler and more secure way to log into its services. Here’s what you need to know: WHAT ARE PASSION KEYS? Passwords provide a more secure alternative to passwords and SMS verification codes. Users never see them directly; instead, a web service like Gmail uses them to communicate directly with a trusted device like a phone or computer to sign in. All you need to do is verify your…

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A whopping 88 per cent of those surveyed said they have shared their Aadhaar card for various applications, proofs and bookings, etc. News 

Most Indians still store financial passwords on smartphones, finds report

About 17 percent of Indians store important financial passwords (bank, ATM/debit/credit card) in their smartphone contact list or mobile phone notes, a report released on Wednesday said. While 30 percent said they share important financial passwords with family members and staff, etc., 8 percent said they stored sensitive information in their cell phone notes and 9 percent in their cell phone contact list, according to online community platform LocalCircles. According to the report, 24 percent of respondents shared that the mobile phone has been their favorite choice, either as notes,…

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Use a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols to create a strong and unique password. News 

How to prevent AI from cracking your password: A quick guide to protecting your account

A new report recently revealed that an AI-based “password guessing” platform called PassGAN (password generative adversarial network) was able to crack 51 percent of passwords in less than 60 seconds. It was able to crack 65 percent of passwords in less time. in less than an hour, 71 percent in less than a day and 81 percent in less than a month. According to 9to5Mac, research by Home Security Heroes shows how scary and effective the latest generative AI is at cracking passwords. With the increasing use of AI-based tools,…

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