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Windows 7: Chrome password security issue stirs debate


07 Aug 2013   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Chrome password security issue stirs debate

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Another person with access to your computer can see your Google Chrome saved passwords through a simple series of steps. Should you be worried?

The security flaw was highlighted in a blog posted Tuesday by software developer Elliot Kember. In his blog, Kember described how your saved passwords in Chrome can be revealed in plain text, a process that any Chrome user can replicate.
Read more at: Chrome password security issue stirs debate | Security & Privacy - CNET News

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09 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I have never had anybody else on any of my computers and I still don't save passwords on my computer or browsers. It's just not safe.
Even my bank site after going through the login my bank calls me and I have to give them verification that it is me. If it's on your computer it's not safe.
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10 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 17 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

Yet another reason to avoid the awful Google Chrome.
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