chrome for android and ios can now alert you when your passwords are compromised

Google is improving the security and usefulness of mobile Chrome – for iOS and Android. Starting today, the mobile versions of the browser will alert you if any of the passwords you’ve asked it to remember have been compromised, and if so, how to fix them.

Not just that, but it will take you straight to the right ‘change password’ form after you’ve been alerted that the password is compromised, on whichever service you used it for. To check whether any of your passwords have been compromised, Chrome sends a copy of them to Google using a special form of encryption, that doesn’t allow…