Chrome Password Checkup Extension Sunset Announcement

If you have had installed Chrome’s Password Checkup extension which automatically checks whether your passwords have been exposed in a data breach, then as of 31 August 2020, at some point you will see the following Sunset announcement message.

As this extension will no longer work, you need to click on the Uninstall now to remove it from Chrome or if you miss this message, go to chrome://extensions/ and then select Remove for the Chrome Password Checkup extension.

Then, as advised in the message, you need to check Chrome is up to date which you can do by going to this link: chrome://settings/help

Next, check that ‘Warn you if passwords are exposed in a data breach’ is enabled here: chrome://settings/security



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