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Storing passwords in your browser

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:01PM

Passwords, passwords, passwords. We’ve come to a point where it’s impossible to have a life online without a gazillion passwords, which should all be complicated, long and unique. The easiest way to solve this is by letting the browser store the passwords for you. You make up something random, and let the browser remember it for you. But are the browsers safe? Can someone extract out the passwords forensically? According to the RaiderSec blog: if you use Firefox and use a strong master password, then you are safe (for now!). If you use IE then the difficulty in obtaining the password is dependent on the version. However if you use Chrome, you are, quite frankly, screwed.

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