With RoboForm’s latest update, not only does RoboForm help evaluate the strength of your passwords, it will also advise you which of your passwords have been compromised and identified in any data breaches.
If you have a compromised password, it should be changed immediately because the security of that account is now at risk.
To detect compromised passwords, RoboForm continuously scans against a list maintained by Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), a highly regarded service that collects credentials exposed in data breaches.
This feature is currently available on Windows using the Start Page or Chrome extension and on Mac using the Start Page or Safari extension. Other browsers will be supported in a future update.
How to identify compromised passwords in RoboForm
Logins with compromised passwords are marked with a red exclamation point icon
How to easily change compromised passwords in RoboForm
- Navigate to the “Compromised” tab in the Security Center on the Start page
- Hover your cursor over the Login, and click the “Log in and change password” button that displays. RoboForm will log you in automatically
- Once logged in, go to the site’s “Change Password” menu. Use the RoboForm Password Generator to create a complex password rated ‘Strong.’ RoboForm will save the new password and update your Security Score accordingly
For further information about this feature, check out Help article on the RoboForm website: Compromised passwords in Security Cente