The Chrome 88 Update Brings Enhanced Password Protection

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On Tuesday, Google announced a few huge updates coming to the new Chrome 88 update including tab search and enhanced password protections.

The all-new password protection is likely the biggest part of Chrome 88. The new feature will let the users fix weak passwords without any complications. The update will notify the weak Chrome users about weak passwords and offer them the chance to build and store stronger passwords.

If we talk about editing weak passwords, Google stated the Chrome 88 update will make it quite simpler to update several usernames and passwords from just one convenient place. In the Chrome Settings on iOS and the windows desktop, the users will able to manage all of their saved passwords. Soon, a similar feature will be made accessible for Android users.

The enhanced password protection feature arrives in the middle of several other bug fixes and improvement which additionally includes enhanced dark theme support on Windows 10 less nosy permission requests, and an all-new Chrome flag for tab search, which is already available on Chromebooks. Chrome will likewise not offer extended support for FTP URLs.

Additionally, Google is introducing several changes in the Chrome 88 update which was listed on the search engine giant’s website. Several updates were released last year to make the extensions more private and secure. And at the start of 2021, Google stated that it would change the way how the extensions access the data and the working of permissions while an extension is installed. Moreover, it would offer users clarity regarding the data usage of the extension.

Google has taken a more hardline strategy to privacy in Chrome. The previous year, the silicon valley tech giant introduced a Chrome Safety Check feature, a touch-to-fill feature on Android, and biometric authentication for password filling on iOS.

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