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|Google security lapse uncovered by Kiwi developer|
Password stored by browser can be shown
| 4:11 am on Aug 9, 2013 (gmt 0)|
|A security flaw in Google's Chrome web browser, which lets anyone with access to a user's computer see all their stored passwords, has been discovered by a Kiwi software developer. |
Should they have a Master Password like Firefox?
| 4:58 am on Aug 9, 2013 (gmt 0)|
I agree with Google: if you let someone log in as you, they are supposed to have access to all your information.
| 8:55 am on Aug 10, 2013 (gmt 0)|
The lack of a master password is apparently intentional. They don't want to give users a false sense of security. You shouldn't be storing passwords in your browser IMHO.
| 9:38 am on Aug 10, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Not important passwords anyway. I would never store a bank password in the browser, but a site that requires registration to read is fine.
| 1:51 am on Aug 12, 2013 (gmt 0)|
|Computerworld - Google should lock up Chrome passwords with a master key to make casual thieves work harder, a security expert said Thursday. |
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