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Your browser experience is now more secure, Google’s added biometric checks to Chrome’s autofill security


Besides giving permission with your fingerprint etc, the Chrome browser can now retrieve your card details with biometric information too.

Google has added a few security tools to protect your passwords and financial information saved on Chrome’s autofill better. One of these features will use biometric information, like fingerprint etc, to verify your identity when you want to use your credit card online.

Currently, these autofills on Chrome need you to type in your cards CVC number every time you use it. According to reports, once you switch to biometric authentication, you will just need to type in your CVC code only the first time you use your card. Switching to biometric authentication is wholly optional and can be accessed from Chrome’s Setting page.

This feature will help prevent card loss and theft since you do not need to use your CVC anymore in public.

This biometric authentication feature is already available on Chrome for Windows and the Mac and is coming to Android soon.

Google has also updated Chrome’s touch-to-fill dialogue box so you get both your username and password offered when you log in and you will no longer need to scroll through form fields. This feature is coming to Chrome for Android soon as well.


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