FBI to Internet Users: Don’t Let Your Browser Remember Your Password

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    FBI to Internet Users: Don’t Let Your Browser Remember Your Password
    March 12, 2020
    https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender....our-browser-remember-your-password-22495.html
    FBI: Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense with Browsers
     
  2. reasonablePrivacy

    reasonablePrivacy Registered Member

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    I store passwords for some less sensitive websites such as most forums. I do not keep passwords for e-mail accounts and banking sites in-browser.
     
  3. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    There's something ironic about that.
     
  4. Brosephine

    Brosephine Registered Member

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    Most definitely....
     
  5. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    From what I understood, passwords in Chromium based browsers aren't safely stored. But the new Firefox does encrypt passwords, so if malware steals them, hackers still need to decode them obviously.
     
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