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Protect your saved passwords in Mozilla Firefox.

Passwords, passwords, passwords it seems like every site you visit, they ask you to set up an account and with that comes another password. Just last week, the Internet lit up with the story of chrome’s password management. Everyone was screaming treason about how visible your saved chrome passwords are. All you have to do is enter  chrome://settings/passwords into your Chrome browser and then click show to view your passwords in plain text. If you use Mozilla Firefox you are not much better off. If you open your Firefox browser and go to Options> Options>Security>Saved Passwords and then click  show passwords, all your saved passwords are visible in plain text to anyone that has access to your computer. However, Firefox has a setting called Use a master password to make your saved passwords more secure. Here is how you set that up.

Step One: Open Firefox.

Step Two: Drop down the Firefox tab click Options>Options. Continue reading