The Firefox-maker, Mozilla has been at the forefront on implementation of security measures that looks to secure web users, with Firefox 76 password manager, which is dubbed Lockwise, as a special area of emphasis for the browser-side security.
Firefox 76 comes with enhanced password protections which include warnings about sites that are reportedly victims of data breach, and also help to alert users if their passwords are known to have been leaked in breaches on such sites.
Again, Firefox is significantly faster than Google's browser or Microsoft's Edge in its updates, with the latest upgrade of the browser, Firefox 76 released on April 7 and next update expected on June 2, which is only four weeks interval.
Firefox Lockwise protection to keep your passwords safe
There’s a new feature in Firefox 76 password manager, Lockwise, that is meant to protect users saved passwords. If you try to view or copy a password from the “Logins and Passwords” page, you'll be prompted for your device’s account password, which once added, you will be able to view and copy for up to five minutes.
The Lockwise dashboard, now powered by Firefox Monitor, makes it easier for you to check your passwords as often as you wish to keep your personal information safe, and to access your Lockwise dashboard, you simply need to click on the hamburger menu button located on the far right of your toolbar.
And this new feature automatically check your encrypted list of passwords against breached website information, to help you stay on top of your accounts security.
How to Download Firefox Lockwise to your iOS or Android devices
You can download Firefox Lockwise to your iOS or Android devices from their respective app stores to get access to your Firefox passwords on the go.
It also works by syncing your logins from the browser to the app, allowing you to take your login information securely with you. To get started, simply sign into your Firefox account on your PC, and then sign into Lockwise on your device to sync your logins.