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How to use password alerts to prevent phishing attacks in Chrome [Tip]

To prevent phishing attacks, a user should always be watchful every time he or she is prompted to log in to particular web service, app or site. As for Google account users, there’s the default “Request for Permission” prompt which appears every time a site or app wants to gain access to your Google account. Usually, you will be prompted to sign-in into accounts.google.com. This is to ensure that you’re log-in credentials are safe and secured.

The thing is there are times where it will be difficult for you to spot a malicious site with fake sign-in pages. They can even mimic the interface of the usual Google sign-in just to trick you into signing-in using your Google account.

With regards to this, it would be nice to add another line of defense against phishing attacks and that is through password alerts.

How to use password alerts to prevent phishing attacks in Chrome

Password Alert Chrome [2]

So that’s it. If you want to further protect your Google account against phishing sites, better install this extension.

If you want to learn more about Password Alert, just read [3] its official FAQs section.