Passwords are everywhere. No, I don’t hate them at all. What I do find irksome is the task of remembering all of them and the CAPTCHA that sometimes comes on when I mistype one repeatedly. Typing passwords is second nature to most of us these days. But let’s also remember that speed also leads to ‘mishaps’. It’s the same with passwords too – the odds of mistyping one are pretty high. Especially when you are in a hurry to quickly check your account and scoot.
So, let’s solve this with Visual Hashing. Visual Hashing is a cool browser add-on for Firefox and Chrome that detects a password while it is being mistyped and changes the color to indicate that you typed it in incorrectly. Let’s take this with an example after installing the add-on for the respective browsers.
This is how my password field looks after installing the Firefox add-on. Visual Hashing displays four colored boxes in the password field.
Last updated on 02 February, 2022
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