Google Chrome likely to get a password generator in the future

A new section on The Chromium Project hints at a new feature that would be part of Google Chrome in the future.

Google developers are working on adding a password generator in Chrome.

This would enable users to generate complicated random passwords for every fresh registration.

Google developers said:

Chrome’s long term solution to this problem is browser sign in plus OpenID. While implementing browser sign in is something that we can control, getting most sites on the internet to use OpenID will take a while. In the meantime it would be nice to have a way to achieve the same affect of having the browser control authentication. Currently you can mostly achieve this goal through Password Manager and Browser Sync, but users still know their passwords so they are still susceptible to phishing. By having Chrome generate passwords for users, we can remove this problem.

Google Chrome likely to get a password generator in the future

Third party apps like LastPass already support such a feature. By offering it as part of Google Chrome, more and more people are likely to stop using same passwords everywhere. Though this feature would literally mean that users would have to stick with Google Chrome with Chrome Sync enabled on all their machines!