Monday, March 17, 2014

Firefox Solution | How To Protect Your Saved Passwords In Mozilla FireFox

Protect From Viewing My Saved Passwords In Firefox
If you have saved your username and password in Firefox and allow your friends to use your computer. If you do not track your friends are doing on your computer, it can view your username and password to each specific website. The problem is that the Mozilla Firefox lets anyone to view all your high security passwords.

To view your security passwords and usernames, you need only to go to Tools > Options, in the Security tab click on Saved Passwords. After this, all your important passwords are visible to anyone with access to your computer.

But how to protect your saved passwords in Mozilla FireFox? In this Tutorial I will show you a very simple step to protect your saved usernames and passwords from being viewed or exposed.

Now let's start on how to protect your own passwords from being viewed in Firefox:

  1. Firefox has an option to set a master password. By setting a Master Password, user will be promoted to enter the Master Password when access to stored passwords is needed. Go to Tools -> Options, in the Security tab click on use a master password. 
    Protect From Viewing My Saved Passwords In Firefox
  2. Enter your new master password and confirm it. Then click ok. 
    Protect From Viewing My Saved Passwords In Firefox
  3. Another window will pop up, saying "Master Password Successfully Changed" to confirm it Just Click ok, then click ok again. 
    Protect From Viewing My Saved Passwords In Firefox
  4. If you forget master password, you can easily reset it. Just paste this chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul to web address and click Reset. 
    Protect From Viewing My Saved Passwords In Firefox
  5. Now you can select your new password and make sure you don’t forget the password again.
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