Posted by Amanda Walker – Engineering Director, Sarvar Patel – Software Engineer, and Moti Yung – Research Scientist, Private Computing
We continually invest in new research to advance innovations that preserve individual privacy while enabling valuable insights from data. Earlier this year, we launched Password Checkup, a Chrome extension that helps users detect if a username and password they enter on a website has been compromised. It relies on a cryptographic protocol known as private set intersection (PSI) to match your login’s credentials against an encrypted database of over 4 billion credentials Google knows to be unsafe. At the same time,
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