Types of threats prevented by the password manager

Yandex Browser's password manager uses technical methods of protection to provide secure storage and synchronization of passwords.

Threats prevented by the password manager
  • Theft of passwords as the result of hacking on the user's device.
  • Theft of passwords as the result of hacking on Yandex servers.
  • Theft of passwords when transmitting them over the network during synchronization.
  • Attempts to spy on passwords in the browser if the owner is absent and didn't lock the computer.
  • Attempts to log in on sites using saved passwords if the owner is absent and didn't lock the computer.
  • Phishing (the password manager does not accept visual imitations and will not insert the user's credentials in a login form on a phishing site).
Threats that the password manager does not protect against